I will not be able to do JCrete justice in this simple post, because, for me, the event was overwhelming. The people present there were incredibly knowledgeable and I felt humbled many times during the sessions. Initially, it was hard to “just go talk to them”. Later, I got out of my comfort zone and… Continue reading Horia Constantin’s JCrete® 2018 Report
Last July I had the opportunity to make three of my life dreams come true. First was taking a hike to Verliga dragonlake in Pindos, Greece. The second was watching Justice live which happened during We Are Electric festival in Holland. The third and most relative to this blog was attending JCrete unconference. During my 4 year professional experience as a… Continue reading Iakovos Nomikos’ JCrete® 2018 Report
As described on the web site: An Open Spaces Conference on an Island in the Mediterranean Sea But all attendees speak about it as an “unconference” in opposition as a traditional one. What is so different? No CFP, No speakers, No pre-planned agenda, Open Space Technology usage. In practice, when you arrive to JCrete you… Continue reading Jean-Philippe Bempel’s JCrete® 2018 Report
JCrete 2018 was my first unconference ever (Check out wikipedia to learn more about what’s an unconference). I really loved it, love the spirit, the quality of unparticipants, disorganizers who work hard for almost a year to welcome us as a family members, no sponsors, everything is crowdfunded, crowdsourced, self disorganized etc I’ve been attending… Continue reading Badr Elhouari’s JCrete® 2018 Report
After years missing it, I finally went to JCrete last year for the first time. I went with my family and we had a great time. This year, I went back again but alone. For those who never went, it is hard to describe the event. The boring way would be to say that it… Continue reading Henri Tremblay’s JCrete® 2018 Report
Just came back from wonderful JCrete® 2018. This year didn’t disappoint, we had close to 110 people openly sharing ideas and knowledge on both technical and soft skills matters. Here’s a picture of the final schedule, captured by fellow Java Champion Badr Elhouari: If you are wondering what was the schedule of @JCreteUnconf 2018!… Continue reading Andres Almiray’s JCrete® 2018 Report
Every year, intrepid Java enthusiasts converge upon the island of Crete to brave questionable air carriers, the intense heat, the allure of beaches, the temptation of tropical drinks, and the astounding disorganization of the conference; all in the quest for knowledge. Here is my trip report.