Salt Lake Software Symposium
August 19 - 20, 2005 - Salt Lake City, UT
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As recent high-profile web apps such as Google's GMail have shown, modern browsers are capable of natively rendering web apps with highly dynamic and compelling UIs - fetching server data without page refreshes, animating and manipulating page contents on-the-fly, even offline use. The line between web and "desktop" apps is blurring.
Experienced web developer Dion Almaer (editor of TheServerSide.com) and noted Java desktop expert Ben Galbraith will describe and demonstrate these new techniques, including how to adapt modern web frameworks such as JSF and Tapestry to ease both the creation and maintenance of these types of applications.
About Ben Galbraith
Ben Galbraith is a frequent technical speaker, occasional consultant, and author of several Java-related books. He is a co-founder of Ajaxian.com, an experienced CTO and Java Architect, and is presently a consultant specializing in Java Swing and Ajax development. Ben wrote his first computer program when he was six years old, started his first business at ten, and entered the IT workforce just after turning twelve. For the past few years, he’s been professionally coding in Java. Ben has delivered hundreds of technical presentations world-wide at venues including JavaOne, The Ajax Experience, JavaPolis, and the No Fluff Just Stuff Java Symposium series; he was the top-rated speaker at JavaOne 2006.More About Ben »