4000 Middlefield Road, Room H-1
San Francisco, California 94105

This presentation will cover building sexy web and desktop applications using Java, Mozilla's new ECMAScript VM (Tamarin), the free Flex SDK, the Flex Builder Eclipse plugin, Flex Data Services and Apollo. The presentation is entirely demos and writing code. The session is very interactive with lots of audience questions and participation.

Speaker Bio:
James Ward (jamesward.org) is a Technical Evangelist for Flex at Adobe and Adobe's JCP representative to JSR 286, 299, and 301. Much like his love for climbing mountains, he enjoys programming because it provides endless new discoveries, elegant workarounds, summits and valleys. His adventures in climbing have taken him many places. Likewise, technology has brought him many adventures, including: Pascal and Assembly back in the early 90's; Perl, HTML, and JavaScript in the mid 90's; then Java and many of it's frameworks beginning in the late 90's. Today he primarily uses Flex to build beautiful front ends for Java based back ends. Prior to Adobe, James built a rich marketing and customer service portal for Pillar Data Systems.

Free for SDForum Members, $15.00 for non-members.

Official Website: http://www.sdforum.org/sigs/java

Added by hluu on April 18, 2007

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