Monday Sep 08, 2014
Monday Aug 25, 2014
By Tori Wieldt-Oracle on Aug 25, 2014
It's with great pleasure that I announce JavaOne will host a Hackergarten this year once more. That's right, you did read it well, the name sticks, we're no longer renaming it to CodeGarten like last time ;-)
At JavaOne 2014, the Hackergarten has a dedicated space at the Java Hub in JavaOne exhibit hall, Hilton Union Square. The space has power, a private Internet network, white boards, and seating for 16. Attendees need to bring their laptops. You may stay as long as they want, from less than an hour to most of the three days. The format remains the same as other Hackergartens. Participants will contribute to open source projects.
The idea is to gather people around specific topics at the scheduled times. Topics range from Java SE, Java EE, JSRs, pretty much anything Java-related. Contributions can be production code, test cases, documentation, or simply a friendly chat in order to gather feedback. If you want to host a session (help people to work on an open source project), please contact me. The project page is here and will be updated as we fill out the schedule.
We are also running Hackergartens at other conferences. The following ones are already confirmed:
JCrete - Aug 25th (in English)
JavaZone - Sep 9th (in Norsk & English)
JMaghreb - Nov 6th (in French)
Learn more about Hackergartens at Hackergarten.net.
Thursday Sep 26, 2013
By Janice J. Heiss on Sep 26, 2013
Wednesday Sep 25, 2013
By Janice J. Heiss on Sep 25, 2013
Wednesday Sep 18, 2013
By Yolande Poirier-Oracle on Sep 18, 2013
Tuesday Sep 17, 2013
By Janice J. Heiss on Sep 17, 2013
In the interview, Vos summarizes his sessions:
“In ‘Building Social Software on Top of Java EE 7 with DaliCore,’ I’ll show how you can integrate social software functionality into Java EE 7 applications. Many enterprise applications can benefit from some kinds of integration with e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc., without jeopardizing the user’s privacy and without giving up ownership of the data. The DaliCore framework adds the concept of User and OnlineAccount to the Java EE world, and provides the coupling with existing social networks. This saves lots of project-specific boilerplate code. This approach works both in web-applications as well as in desktop applications.
In ‘DataFX: The Best Way to Get Real-World Data into Your JavaFX Application,’ Hendrik Ebbers and I will present DataFX 2, a framework that helps JavaFX developers to populate JavaFX controls with real-world data. Now that JavaFX is beyond the stage of demos and POCs, it becomes important that the fake data used in demos be replaced with real data, often coming from back-end servers and databases. Apart from the regular cases where a JDBC source or a RESTful web service is queried, we will also show how changes in the local data can be propagated to the backend again...”
In discussing his efforts to combine Java EE and JavaFX, Vos remarks: “I am convinced that these two technologies are complementary, and while they are completely decoupled, the combination of them can lead to great end-to-end projects. As a POC, and in order to get more realistic use cases that could benefit both DaliCore and DataFX, I started to write a JavaFX application that offers community functionality. The front-end of that application is written in JavaFX, and the back-end is using DaliCore on top of Java EE 7. In this application, lots of data is sent from and to the back-end.”
In addition, Vos discusses his experiences with Java EE 7 and Java SE 8, the revolution that lambda expressions bring to Java, the client aspect of Java, how JavaFX fits into Java SE 8, and much more.
Check out the interview here.
Friday Sep 13, 2013
By Janice J. Heiss on Sep 13, 2013
By Yolande Poirier-Oracle on Sep 13, 2013
Join the NetBeans team at NetBeans Community Day at JavaOne 2013 to celebrate 15 Years of NetBeans!
An all-star lineup of Java experts will be on hand to help you get the most out of the NetBeans IDE, including Adam Bien, Kirk Pepperdine, Markus Eisele, John Yeary, Glenn Homer, Jiri Kovalsky, Zoran Sevarac, John Ceccarelli, Toni Epple, Gerrit Grunwald, Sven Reimers and more. Learn learn tips and tricks for both Java EE and JavaFX development. Learn to how to profile your apps with the NetBeans Profiler. Learn about the plugins being developed for NetBeans by other companies. Influence the next round of features for NetBeans!
There'll be NetBeans anniversary gifts for attendees! Add your name to the NetBeans Community Day Guest List.
Date: Sunday, September 22
Location: Moscone West, Hall 3024
NetBeans Community Day is free to registered JavaOne conference attendees.
Thursday Sep 12, 2013
By Yolande Poirier-Oracle on Sep 12, 2013
Architects get plenty of attention at JavaOne! The content for JavaOne 2013 in San Francisco is organized into eight tracks, and cover eight different roles, including software architects. Here's just a small sampling of the nearly 220 sessions available for architects:
|CON5657||Pragmatic Big Data Architectures in the Cloud: A Developer’s Perspective||Fernando Babadopulos - CTO, TailTarget
Fabiane Nardon, Chief Scientist - TailTarget
|CON2020||Building Modular Cloud Applications in Java: Lessons Learned||Paul Bakker - Software Architect, Luminis Technologies
Bert Ertman - Fellow, Luminis
|CON1967||Getting Serious with Versioned APIs in Scala||Derrick Isaacson - Director of Development, Lucidchart|
|CON6494||Tutorial: Building Modular Enterprise Applications in the Cloud Age||
Paul Baker - Architect, Luminis Bert Ertman - Fellow, Luminis
|CON6009||(Dev && Ops).toPublicCloud()||Cyrille Le Clerc - Solution Architect, CloudBees|
|TUT7861||Developing Java EE Connector Architecture–Based Resource Adapters Made Easy||Dapeng Hu, Oracle|
|CON7872||Trust Me, I’m an M2M Device||Noel Poore - Architect, Oracle
Paul Bakker - Architect, Luminis Technologies Sander Mak - Engineer, Luminis Technologies
|CON3921||How Lucidchart Scales with Play, Akka, and Scala||Ryan Knight - Typesafe Reactive Consultant, Typesafe Brian Pugh - VP of Engineering, Lucid Software|
|BOF4253||Instant Distribution of Updates to Hundreds of Millions of Users||
Zbynek Slajchrt - Java Architect, Avast Lukas Karas - Software developer, Avast
For more information and a complete listing of sessions by and for architects check out the JavaOne 2013 Content Catalog.
Tuesday Sep 10, 2013
By Yolande Poirier-Oracle on Sep 10, 2013
Developer Advocate James Ward at Typesafe talked about his sessions titled Play Framework Versus Grails Smackdown. "We take a bunch of measurements like lines of code, performance and other things to compare Play and Grails" explains James. He will also present a session called Web Fundamentals. "I realized that Java developers (me included) have not touched the underlying http stuff."
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