Videochat with JUG-AFRICA Founder Max Bonbhel at JavaOne 2011
The very last thing JUG-AFRICA founder Max Bonbhel did at JavaOne 2011 was to spend a few moments with me chatting about Java User Groups in Africa and the unique problems they, and African developers in general, face. Despite the obstacles, growth of the Java community in Africa is surging.
Check out the video:
Immediately after that last scene, Max was literally running to where he had stowed his packed luggage in the Mason Street Cafe. I think he probably made his flight, but time indeed was running very short!
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