JAXConf just over a week away!
The Java industrys great and good will assemble in Santa Clara in just nine days – and itll cost you nothing to join them!
We interrupt our normal broadcasting to bring
to you an important bulletin. In just nine short days, our sister
conference on US shores, JAXConf,
will return to Santa Clara on June 3-5.
It’s fair to say that we’re quite excited about
the event. Your humble writer has been part of the judging panel
for sessions this year and, let me tell you, it’s not been easy
trying to squeeze in as much high quality content as possible in
this enterprise-class conference. Not to mention, fitting in an
array of fantastic speakers, each an expert in their given field.
We don’t usually like to boast, but it would be wrong not to shout
about the high calibre here.
Oh, did we mention that every one of the 40
sessions and four keynotes in JAXConf is free to
We’re bringing the movers and the shakers of
Java together too. We’ve done our best to put together an eclectic
mix of speakers to represent today’s modern software world. Some
are JAX regulars, others are fresh blood.
Here’s the highlight
Oracle Evangelist Arun
Gupta will be talking about Java EE 7’s newest
features, particular with HTML5 and Websockets in mind.
Githubber Tim Berglund
dives into the deeper recesses of the Git Toolbox
Netflix are changing how we think about
infrastructure. Carl Quinn will be
explaining the intricacy of Netflix’s sprawling while
Adrian Cole will be demonstrating a new
piece of kit – the Denominator.
Nighthacker Stephen Chin
will let us run riot on the Raspberry Pi with
Hack NY’s Peter Bell
tells us how to build the perfect mobile app.
That’s just a teaser: head over to the JAXConf
website to see the full
Meet the keynoters
Like any good festival, we need some heavyweight
headliners and we think we’ve managed to secure some (industry)
megastars, all with their keynotes offering insight into where
VP of development of the Java Platform
Georges Saab will provide a glimpse into Java’s
future, in “Making
the Future of Java Together”.
Redmonk’s Stephen O’Grady
will explain why Java has “become a bastion of stability in
an otherwise volatile industry,” in “The
Rise and Fall and Rise of Java”.
jQuery core team member Yehuda
Katz tells just what is “The
Future of the Client Side Web”
SAP’s Aiaz Kazi will
explain how to be ready to tackle the big data, social and mobile
revolution we find ourselves in, with his keynote
The New Reality: the Role of PaaS in Technology
Hopefully that’s whetted your appetite. We also have a
live recording of the excellent Java Posse podcast on Tuesday
lunchtime as well as other treats. Keep your eyes peeled on
Twitter for more
details surrounding our own coverage!
Don’t forget you can sign up to the conference
for free via the JAXConf
See you there!
Picture courtesy of Stéfan