Getting ready

The first day of advent is almost upon us! Watch out for this year’s articles on JavaAdvent. Here is how you can keep up to date and ensure that you don’t miss a single post:

A big thank you goes to all of the authors, all of you dear readers and all of the sites which help us promote the effort:





Also, here are some other sites doing the “advent drive”:

  • 24 Pull Requests – “a yearly initiative to encourage developers around the world to send a pull request every day in December up to Xmas”
  • 24 ways – “is the advent calendar for web geeks. Each day throughout December we publish a daily dose of web design and development goodness to bring you all a little Christmas cheer”
  • The Perl Advent Calendar 2013
  • WebAdvent
  • Perl 6 Advent Calendar (if you didn’t hear – Perl 6 is a completely different language from Perl 5!)
  • SysAdvent (not only) for sysadmins
  • Performance Calendar Learn all about web performance. (Primarily focused on frontend technologies.)
  • UXmas UX is for everyone. Brush up on the topic this December.

Update – more programming advent calendars: