Sessions at Devoxx 2011 about Productivity and JBoss AS

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Monday 14th November 2011

  • Forge new Ground in Rapid Enterprise Java Development

    by Lincoln Baxter III and Dan Allen

    How many times have you wanted to start a new project in Java EE, but struggled to put all the pieces together? Has the Maven archetype syntax left you scratching your head? Everyone else is talking about Rails, Grails, and Roo, and you're left thinking, "I wish it were that easy for me." Well, there's good news: You don't have to leave Java EE just to find a developer tool that makes starting out simple. JBoss Forge is heating up Java EE, and is ready to work it into a full-fledged project.

    It's also an incremental enhancement tool that lets you to take an existing Java EE projects and safely work-in new functionality. Forge comprehends your entire project, including the abstract structure of the files, and can make intelligent decisions of how and what to change.

    Whether you want to get your startup going today, or make your big customers happy tomorrow, Forge is a tool you should be looking at. Attend this session and get started - today!

    At 5:25pm to 5:55pm, Monday 14th November

Wednesday 16th November 2011

  • Death of the Slow: 7 Reasons to Love JBoss AS 7

    by Dan Allen and Andrew Lee Rubinger

    Fast, fast, fast. Blazing fast! No doubt, that's the main reason to love JBoss AS 7. This talk dispells a long-standing misconception that Java EE application servers are inherently slow. With AS 7, you get to keep more memory for your applications AND you experience a 10-fold reduction in startup time over previous revisions.

    In this talk, we'll dive into how this performance boost has been achieved through a clever use of parallelism and concurrency, how its modular design saves you from classloader hell and why it's such a pleasure to administer. It's everything you've wanted in an application server: blazing fast startup, a lightweight footprint, completely modular, testable, elegant administration and multi-server management mode. Under all that is a server powered by first class components developed in the JBoss Community (JBoss Modules, Hibernate, Weld, RESTEasy, Infinispan, HornetQ, etc). It's even a (J)Ruby server!

    Come get your cake and eat it too.

    At 12:00pm to 1:00pm, Wednesday 16th November

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