London JavaEE and GlassFish User Group with Peter Pilgrim

15 Feb 2015

'Digital Java EE 7 New and Noteworthy'
Wednesday 18th February, 6pm-8:30pm at

Skills Matter eXchange
116-120 Goswell Road
London, EC1V 7DP

This session is about getting the best out of the Java EE 7 release with a particular focus on the digital developer and designer. Is there still life in Java EE? Yes there is and you'll learn about exciting features that ease the development of enterprise applications. GlassFish 4 is the reference implementation for Java EE 7 and it provides out of the box open source production environment for WebSocket, Batch, JSON, Concurrency, JMS2, JAX-RS 2, CDI 1.1.

In this presentation, we will focus on the recent JSF enhancements to do with Faces Flows and Conversational Scope. Java EE 7 is relevant to digital developers and it can integrate recent designs and sophisticated front ends, which as utilise the responsive and adaptive techniques.

We will look at CDI and EJB integration and demonstrate how to best get the application structure in the correct fashion for an enterprise application. The author also will provide some handy tips for troubleshooting development with GlassFish, including deployment of artifacts.

Finally, we will look around ahead on the probable improvements to the Java EE platform. 


Speaker Profile

Peter Pilgrim @peter_pilgrim is an English professional software developer, designer and sometimes architect. He works in an interdependent contractor in the creative media digital and financial services industries in London, building for e-commerce enterprise web applications for leading household names, bluechip clients. Peter also has worked in the financial services industry developing IT for clients for over a decade. He has contracted or worked with top-tier businesses such as Engine, Transform, DigitasLBi and Pearson Group and investment banks like UBS and Credit Suisse. Peter develops Scala software with Play and Akka frameworks. He is also specialises in Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) technology. In 2013, he published a book through Packt called the Java EE 7 Developer Handbook.

Peter is the 91st Oracle Java Champion.

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