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W-JAX 2009: SpringSource dm Server – Fitness für die Webanwendungen

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Agim Emruli from SpringSource and Papick Taboada from pgt technology scouting GmbH are going to present the latest news about the SpringSource dm server, especially related to Java EE development and more lightweight deployment approaches. Since I regard the dm server as one of the more exciting technologies these days I’m always keen on updates in this area. Stay with me…


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W-JAX 2009: JRuby on Rails – Grundlagen für Umsteiger

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Michael Johann is gowing to present JRuby on Rails and its strengths, in particular when trying to use the available Java libraries. Since I am very interested in “better web development” I finally want to take a shot at what JRuby and Rails have to offer. Here were go…


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W-JAX 2009: Spring 3.0 und wie es weitergeht

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Eberhard Wolff is going to present both the new features of Spring 3.0 as well as the next steps in Spring development. While I’m not very interested in 3.0 (hey, we at QuinScape developed with Spring 3.0 poster in cooperation with Eberhard Wolff and Software & Support)  I’m always looking forward to new tidbits of information about the next versions – and this is a nice warmup early in the morning ;-)


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W-JAX 2009: CouchDB, die REST-basierte Datenbankalternative fürs WEB 2.0

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Frank Pientka from Materna, another company from Dortmund, will report about CouchDB as a document oriented databased optimized for REST access. Since QuinScape is employing Sven Helmberger, maintainer of the JCouchDB open source project and we recently had an internal TechTalk about CouchDB and JCouchDB I was looking forward to see what other companies are doing with this exciting new technology.


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W-JAX 2009: JCR – Java Content Repositories

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Carsten Ziegeler is going to present the basic concepts behind Java Content Repositories, the features of version 2 of the standard and its use as a potential alternative to classical database approaches. Since I often work with less structured data and web applications (and their respective CMS requirements) I’m curious about the new JCR features. Our last internal talk abou JCR at QuinScape was about two years ago – so some things probably will have happened.


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W-JAX 2009: Hibernate Search – Full-text search for Hibernate applications

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Emmanuel Bernard from JBoss is next – he is going to cover basic topics like general search functionalities with Hibernate as well as advanced topics like how to handle typos and approximations in combination with Lucene.


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W-JAX 2009: The Future of Enterprise Java

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Adam Bien is going to talk about the future of Enterprise Java. As we as QuinScape switched (mostly) to Spring in order to avoid the hassle of Enterprise Java and provide more benefit for less money to our customers I am looking forward to Adams statement since he is really one of those guys who just “get Enterprise Java”. I just wish Sun would have had more luck with that technology as a whole…


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W-JAX 2009: Why the next five years will be about languages

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Next is the keynote by Ted Neward about language evolution. Since I am myself a strong believer in DSLs I’m looking forward to this talk.


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W-JAX 2009: Opening by Sebastian Meyen

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Sebastian will open the conference with an overview of hot topics and things to come. Let’s get ready to rumble…


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It’s W-JAX time… and time for a summary…

w-jaxW-JAX 2009 starts for me today… since the past couple of weeks have been extremely busy (how could it be otherwise ;-) this is a good time to catch up with the state of affairs and update the blog once more. Here we go…


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