Java Duchesses

; Date: Mon Apr 02 2007

Tags: Java

In The Swiss Duke I wondered if there are other uses of the Duke mascot. I just stumbled across ( Duchess is a networking group for female Java developers. We are based in the Netherlands, but every Java-coding girl can join. They have a Yahoo!Group and it says they host regular meetings in the Netherlands.


( has the source files for the Duke mascot.

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