Java EE 6 and GlassFish v3: Paving the path for future
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This session provides an introduction to Java EE 6 and it's Reference Implementation - GlassFish v3. It shows how these features can be used in NetBeans and Eclipse.
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The Java EE platform is getting an extreme makeover with the upcoming version – Java EE 6. It is developed as JSR 316 under the Java Community Process.The Java EE 6 platform adds more power to the platform and yet make it more flexible so that it can be adopted to different flavors of an application. It breaks the “one size fits all” approach with Profiles and improves on the Java EE 5 developer productivity features. It enables extensibility by embracing open source libraries and frameworks such that they are treated as first class citizens of the platform.Several new specifications such as Java Server Faces 2.0, Servlet 3.0, Java Persistence API 2.0, and Java Context Dependency Injection 1.0 are included in the platform. All these specifications are implemented in GlassFish v3 that provides a light-weight, modular, and extensible platform for your Web applications.This session provides an overview of Java EE 6 and GlassFish v3. Using multiple simple-to-understand samples it explains the value proposition provided by Java EE 6.
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Arun Gupta is a Java evangelist working at Oracle. Arun has over 15 years of experience in the software industry working in the Java(TM) platform and several web-related technologies. In his current role, he works to create and foster the community around Java EE and GlassFish. He has been with the Java EE team since its inception and contributed to all releases. Arun has extensive world wide speaking experience on myriad of topics and loves to engage with the community, customers, partners, and Java User Groups everywhere to spread the goodness of Java.
He is a prolific blogger at http://blogs.oracle.com/arungupta with over 1200 blog entries and frequent visitors from all around the world with a cumulative page visits > 1.2 million. He is a passionate runner and always up for running in any part of the world. You can catch him at @arungupta.