Tuesday Sep 01, 2015

JavaOne Track Highlights: Java Clients and User Interfaces

By David Lopez

The JavaOne 2015 Content Catalog is live. We’ve got hundreds of great sessions covering all things Java related. To help you find exactly what you’re looking for, be it Server-Side Development, Security, or anything in between, the sessions have been placed into tracks. There are 8 tracks at this year’s conference designed to be the ultimate guide to help you stay on top of the latest innovations in Java technologies. This is the seventh post in a series on the tracks being offered at this year’s conference. Last week, we looked at the Java and Server-Side Development track. Today, let’s look at the Java Clients and User Interfaces track and a few featured sessions.

This track is designed to give you the tools and skills you need to make sure your UI is effective as the rest of your application. With all the new ways that we interact with tech, including touch screen devices, user interfaces are no longer an afterthought. Each UI must be carefully planned if you are going to make each device just as user friendly while leveraging the unique benefits of each type of device to the fullest extent. The Java Clients and User Interfaces track will help develop your JavaFX, HTLM5, and JavaScript skills for everything from small, handheld devices to more powerful systems.

On this track, be sure to check out the featured session: “Building Applications with PostgreSQL’s jsonb Datatype, Play 2 Framework, and REST” by Anton Kazakov from Softarex Technologies Inc. This is a Hands-on Lab Session, meaning you’ll walk away with firsthand knowledge. The session was covered in last week’s blog on the Java and Server-Side Development track, so I won’t go into it at length here, but it is a great way to learn a technique for managing difficult class hierarchies and data that would usually require multiple databases. Also on the Java Clients and User Interfaces track is “One Codebase to Rule Them All: Going Mobile wit 2048FX” by Jens Deters and José Pereda. Looking to turn your JavaFX-made desktop game application into a mobile app that can be distributed on the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store? This session will show you how! Using JavaFXPorts, only minor changes are required to take your game and make it mobile. Another great session to look out for will teach you to build a voice user interface (VUI). For information on building a VUI, check out “Speech Recognition in Java” by Breandan Considine from JetBrains, Inc. This session will give you the tools to build a speech recognizer by taking advantage of open source libraries, making it easier to focus on the VUI.
To see more from this track, head over to the Content Catalog and filter by Java Clients and User Interfaces. It’s shaping up to be a great JavaOne 2015. Make sure you don’t miss out on all the latest innovations in Java and the great opportunities to connect with the Java Community. Register  today!

Thursday Aug 06, 2015

JavaOne 2014 Session Videos

By David Lopez

The JavaOne 2015 Content Catalog has been released. With hundreds of innovative sessions from leaders in the field, you can be sure that JavaOne is the premier Java Conference. Last year, all the JavaOne sessions were recorded with either video and audio or audio and slides, and now, all this great Java content is available to you for free! Catch up on what you may have missed, whether you attended JavaOne 2014 or not.

Over 300 sessions and tutorials are available! These sessions  include:

Build, Test, and Deploy JavaFX Applications with Ease
Toward Native JavaScript Performance on the JVM
Debugging: The Missing Episode
API Design Checklist
Mobile, APIs, and the Cloud: A Field Perspective
Java Secure Coding Guidelines

Wondering what to expect at this year’s JavaOne? These recorded sessions are a great way to get an idea about the type of content and presentations available at JavaOne. Of course, they’re no substitute for the real thing, which provides hands-on experience and countless opportunities to meet and mingle with the Java Community. Remember to register for this year’s JavaOne while the Early Bird Discount is still in effect and save hundreds!

Tuesday Aug 04, 2015

JavaOne Track Highlights: Emerging Languages

By David Lopez

The JavaOne Content Catalog is live and full of hundreds of great sessions, which, admittedly, can seem a bit overwhelming. With so many sessions, where do you start looking? Well, the best place to start is with an understanding of the tracks being offered at this year’s conference. Each track tackles a different side of the Java technologies, and this is the third post in a series explaining the different tracks featured at this year’s JavaOne conference and what they have to offer. Last week, we looked at the Java and Security track. Today, let’s look at the Emerging Languages track and a few featured sessions. 

The Emerging Languages track focuses on new ways to get the most use out of the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). With information on dynamically and statically typed languages, including Ceylon, Clojure, Groovy, JavaScript, JRuby, Kotlin, and Scala, this track will show you the best ways to utilize the power of new languages coupled with the JVM. For example, Daryl Maien is hosting a session called “Beyond the Coffee Cup: Leveraging Java Runtime Technologies for Polyglot.” In this session, the focus is on current research looking into polyglot runtimes. You’ll be able to learn about the latest tech in the move towards interoperability with Java Apps.

Also offered on the Emerging Languages track is “Porting C Extensions and Intimately Linked Libraries to the JVM.” In this session, Duncan MacGregor, a GE Staff Software Engineer, will walk through how GE moved its libraries over to the JVM. Focus will be on changing Virtual Machines and dealing with entire applications built with multiple languages. Another great session being offered on the Emerging Languages track at JavaOne is “Functional Programming: Writing Stateless Code in a Stateful World with Clojure.” Ever wondered how to make meaningful, stateless applications? Then be sure to check out this session to learn how to manage the state of functional programs with a demonstration of state management in Clojure applications. 

To check out more on this track, head over to the Content Catalog and filter by Emerging Languages. While you’re there, be sure to check out the hundreds of other great sessions and events at this year’s JavaOne Conference, and register while the Early Bird Discount is still in effect!

Wednesday Sep 24, 2014

Java University with Sang Shin

Sang Shin is the founder and chief instructor at JPassion.com, a popular online learning site offering hands-on courses on Java, Java EE, the Spring framework, Java development tools, Java performance, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5, Groovy and Grails, MySQL, Android, web services, Ruby on Rails, and Hadoop. Before founding JPassion.com, Shin was a lead technology architect and evangelist at Sun Microsystems. He frequently gives talks on various technologies to worldwide developer audiences.

Q: Tell us about the topic you will present at Java University during JavaOne.

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Tuesday Jul 22, 2014

Sharpen your Skills with Java University!

Attend a full day of Java University on Sunday, September 28th. Stay ahead of the game even before the conference begins  

The Java University training is an intensive crash course to get you up to speed with Java. Designed for beginner or experienced developers, the training is taught by experienced technologists and trainers. Boost your skills and stay on top of changes in Java 8, Internet of Things, web applications and more.  

The topics are: 
•    Architect and Design Secure Robust Enterprise Java Applications for the Cloud and Beyond
•    Develop Java Oracle Embedded Applications Using Raspberry Pi (Internet of Things)
•    Diving into Ruby on Rails
•    Diving into Scala
•    Java EE 7 from an HTML 5 Perspective: HTML5, WebSocket, JSON, and JSF
•    Java 8 Lambda Expressions
•    Java Performance Tuning
•    JavaScript for Java Developers: Develop Web Applications 
•    The Latest and the Greatest RESTful Web Services

Learn more about these sessions by visiting Java University

Monday Sep 23, 2013

More on the JavaOne 2013 Strategy Keynote - IBM's Java focus

IBM’s John Duimovich described IBM’s Java strategic focus.
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Friday Oct 05, 2012

JavaOne Tutorial Report - JavaFX 2 – A Java Developer’s Guide

Java Champions Stephen Chin of Oracle, and independent consultant Peter Pilgrim held an extensive tutorial in which they explored the intricacies of JavaFX 2.[Read More]

Thursday Oct 04, 2012

At the Java DEMOgrounds - JavaFX

Six JavaFX Demos revealed how far and how fast JavaFX has come in the past year.[Read More]

Wednesday Oct 03, 2012

The Buzz at the JavaOne Bookstore

Two new books, one on Scala and the other on Hadoop, are creating a buzz at JavaOne.[Read More]

Sunday Sep 30, 2012

IBM Keynote: (hardware,software)–>{IBM.java.patterns}

IBM’s Jason McGee and John Duimovich addressed the challenges of Java in today’s rapidly evolving hardware and software environment.[Read More]

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