Category Archives: Java

Going Reactive with Java 8 – Tonight at Triangle JUG

Tonight I will be presenting Going Reactive with Java 8 at the Triangle Java Users Group. Here is the session description: Java 8′s lambdas make building Reactive applications a whole lot easier and cleaner. Through copious code examples this session will show you how to build event-driven, scalable, resilient, and responsive applications with Java 8, [...]

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Utah JUG: Client/Server Apps with Play Framework, HTML5 and Java

Tonight (Feburary 21, 2013) I will be presenting at the Utah JUG about Client/Server Apps with Play Framework, HTML5 and Java. Here is the session description: The web application landscape is rapidly shifting back to a Client/Server architecture. This time around, the Client is JavaScript, HTML, and CSS in the browser. The tools and deployment [...]

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Presenting in Dallas: Play Framework, HTML5 and Java

Tomorrow (December 12, 2012) I will be presenting in Dallas at the JavaMUG about Client/Server Apps with Play Framework, HTML5 and Java. Here is the session abstract: The web application landscape is rapidly shifting back to a Client/Server architecture. This time around, the Client is JavaScript, HTML, and CSS in the browser. The tools and [...]

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Presenting at GraphConnect 2012: Building & Deploying Graph-based Web Apps

On November 6th I will be presenting Building & Deploying Graph-based Web Apps at the GraphConnect 2012 conference in San Francisco. Here is the session description: This session will teach you how to build a Graph-based web application with Java, Play Framework, and Neo4j. You will also lean how to deploy the application on the [...]

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JavaOne Video: Introduction to Play Framework

Check out the recording of my Introduction to Play Framework at JavaOne 2012. If you want to try Play Framework on your own you might want to start with my Play2torial for Java. There you will walk through all the major parts of building a modern web app: Models, Controllers, Views, Tests, JavaScript/CoffeeScript, Twitter Bootstrap, [...]

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JavaOne Video: Client/Server Apps with HTML5 & Java

The recording of my JavaOne 2012 presentation, “Client/Server Apps with HTML5 and Java”, has been posted! In this presentation I walk through the modern web application architecture and how to build Client/Server style web apps with HTML5 and Java. Check it out and let me know what you think!

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NoSQL Inside SQL with Java, Spring, Hibernate, and PostgreSQL

There are many benefits to schema-less NoSQL datastores, but there are always trade-offs. The primary gift the NoSQL movement has given us is the variety of options we now have for data persistence. With NoSQL we no longer must try to shoehorn everything into a relational model. Now the challenge is in deciding which persistence [...]

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Heroku & Play Framework at JavaOne 2012

This year at JavaOne I’ll be presenting two session and participating in one BOF: BOF4149 – Web Framework Smackdown 2012 – Monday @ 8:30pm Much has changed since the first Web framework smackdown, at JavaOne 2005. Or has it? The 2012 edition of this popular panel discussion surveys the current landscape of Web UI frameworks [...]

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Video: Running Java, Play! and Scala in the Cloud

JavaZone 2012 was an awesome conference (as usual)! The video of my presentation about Running Java, Play! and Scala in the Cloud is now available. Check it out and let me know what you think. Thanks!

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