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JAX London Community Night 2011

JAX London 2011 - Community Night

Software & Support Media Limited

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 7:00 PM (BST)

London, United Kingdom

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JAX London Community Night Ended Free  
Live JavaEE Hacking - Arun Gupta, Oracle Ended Free  

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The JAX London Community Night is a FREE event offering the professional Java developer a chance to hear from specially selected speakers, learn about latest technologies, meet with peers and interact with the community.

This year the JAX London Community Night offers two strands to choose from.
In one room, Arun Gupta hosts a live JavaEE hacking Night
And on the main conference stage hand-picked sessions are delivered by leading industry speakers.
AND you can also come along early and attend one of the day’s final sessions from the main conference agenda

Join us at the Park Plaza Victoria, from 5.45pm on Tuesday 12th April.

Main Conference Sessions:


6.00 – 6.45pm: ‘   Using CDI Extensions to Make a Better Java EE’ – Dan Allen, JBoss
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6.00 – 6.45pm:     ‘RESTful Services with Java EE’  – Blaise Doughan & Doug Clarke, Oracle

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7.00pm                 JAX London Community Night Welcome
7.05 – 7.35pm    ‘Usability in APIs and Languages’ –Stephen Colebourne, OpenGamma


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7.55pm –              Live JavaEE Hacking - Arun Gupta, Oracle
    *Pre-registration required*



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7.55 – 8.25pm     Globals - The free database from InterSystems, Iran Hutchinson, InterSystems

8.25 – 8.55pm     ‘Introduction to BIRT 2.6’ –Jason Weathersby, Actuate Corporation


JAX London Community Night options:

-    Live JavaEE Hacking session – hosted by Arun Gupta, Oracle
Put your JavaEE knowledge to the test, in this live JavaEE hacking session led by Java EE and GlassFish Evangelist Arun Gupta.

There are strictly limited spaces for participation in the Hacking Night, so pre-registration is a must to avoid missing out.

On the main stage, back-to-back speaker sessions delve into some of today’s hottest Java topics.

-    ‘Usability in APIs and Languages’ – presented by Stephen Colebourne, JSR-310 specification lead, Sun Java Champion and Project lead at Joda.org

As an industry we seem to be able to solve complex technical problems, yet we sometimes struggle to deliver high usability with the end result. This talk will explore API and programming language usability, and how we should demand usability from authors and from ourselves.

-    Globals - The free database from InterSystems, presented by Iran Hutchinson, Java Product Manager, InterSystems

What makes a successful commercial database software company give away its core database technology for free? Better yet, why would this company pay you to build applications on this free to deploy product and contribute to its open source API?  Simply put, InterSystems believe it is the best technology around, especially for NoSQL applications.  Come and see the code, get the free product that powers thousands of applications today, and get the details on the new monthly development competition. Help us build a thriving developer community around this exciting new technology - Globals.

   ‘Introduction to BIRT 2.6’ – presented by Jason Weathersby, BIRT Evangelist at Actuate Corporation, member of the Eclipse Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT) Project Management Committee (PMC).


This presentation introduces the Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT) project , a powerful reporting framework that is part of the open source Eclipse initiative. Using BIRT, Java developers can incorporate reports into their applications without the need for time-consuming custom code, or they can build on and extend BIRT to provide valuable reporting services for their applications and products.
This session details the components that make up the BIRT project and how to get started with the BIRT designer, to produce high quality interactive reports.  This session will consist of a minimal PowerPoint and a series of live demonstrations that will illustrate how to get the most out of BIRT.

Java developers looking to include reporting in there Java/J2EE applications can learn about:

•    BIRT Overview and Architecture
•    BIRT Designer Features
•    Charting Features
•    Drill Through and Interactivity
•    Grouping and Aggregating data
•    Parameters
•    Multiple Data sources and Joined Data Sets
•    Importing Style Sheets
•    Libraries
•    Server-side scripting
•    BIRT resources
•    Overview of Deploying BIRT


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When & Where


Park Plaza Victoria
239 Vauxhall Bridge Road
SW1V1EQ London
United Kingdom

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 7:00 PM (BST)


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