Category Archives: Conferences

Goodbye Java Posse Roundup – Hello WTF 2015

For the past 8 (maybe 9?) years the absolute best yearly conference I’ve attended has been The Java Posse Roundup in Crested Butte, Colorado. At most conferences my favorite parts are the conversations at the bar and writing code with other attendees. The Java Posse Roundup has always been a conference just of those best […]

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Dreamforce 2014: Wearables, Engagement Apps, $1M Hackathon

Dreamforce 2014 is quickly approaching and this year is going to be amazing! I’ll be presenting a few sessions and helping at the $1 Million Hackathon. Here are my sessions: Integrating Clouds & Humans with the Salesforce Wear Developer Packs As smart watches and other human-integrated devices make their way into the mainstream, developers will […]

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Going Reactive at OSCON 2014

This year at OSCON I will be leading a hands-on lab and presenting about Reactive, Play Framework, and Scala. Here are two sessions: Reactive All The Way Down (lab) – 9:00am Monday, July 21 In this tutorial you will build a Reactive application with Play Framework, Scala, WebSockets, and AngularJS. We will get started with […]

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Scala vs Java 8 at the Scala Summit

Bruce Eckel will be hosting the Scala Summit in Crested Butte again this summer. The Open Spaces conference will be September 15 – 19 which is a perfect time of year up in the Colorado Rockies. The theme of the Scala Summit this year is Scala vs. The New Features in Java 8. So there […]

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JavaOne 2013 Hackathon, Presos & Webinar

Next week I will be at and around JavaOne for a number of events and presentations. Here they are: On Monday I will be leading a BYOL Hackathon at the new Typesafe office, followed by a roundtable discussion and a party. RSVP now to get a spot! On Tuesday at JavaOne I will be presenting […]

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Building Reactive Apps at SpringOne 2013

Next week at SpringOne 2GX 2013 I’ll be presenting a session about Building Reactive Apps. Here is the description: Non-blocking, asynchronous, and reactive are all the rage today. This session will explore why the patterns are important in modern apps and how to apply them to event-driven web, mobile, and RESTful apps. To illustrate the […]

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OSCON Workshop: 6 Minute Apps! Build Your First Modern Web App

Next week at OSCON 2013 in Portland I’ll be leading a hands-on workshop on Monday at 1:30pm where we’ll build a modern web app with Play Framework and Scala. Here are the details: 6 Minute Apps! Build Your First Modern Web App The web application landscape is rapidly shifting back to a Client/Server architecture. This […]

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Scala Summit 2013

This summer Bruce Eckel will be hosting the Scala Summit in Crested Butte on August 19 – 21. I’ve been to many of Bruce’s events and they are my favorites. The hallway conversations at regular conferences are always the best and most educational part, so why not have a conference that is just the interactive […]

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DevNexus 2013: Architecting Event-Driven Web, Mobile, and RESTful Apps & Introduction to Play Framework

At DevNexus 2013 I will be giving two talks: Architecting Event-Driven Web, Mobile, and RESTful Apps Non-blocking, asynchronous, and reactive are all the rage today. This session will explore why the patterns are important in modern apps and how to apply them to event-driven web, mobile, and RESTful apps. To illustrate the concepts, Java, Scala, […]

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