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AJAXWorld Report: GWT & Java EE – Where Are All of the Alligators?
I gave my talk at AJAXWorld East 2008 and got some interesting reactions

Just a quick update from the latest AJAXWorld conference (which is now over). I gave my talk at AJAXWorld East 2008 and got some interesting reactions. Met a lot of cool folks, put some faces to names, got to sit on a panel with Douglas Crockford. Cool beans. More next week.

The talk really had three parts.

  1. What is GWT and how do you use it?
  2. How do I resurface an existing J2EE app?
  3. Where are all of the alligators?

There is always a risk that someone or other feels that too little or too much time is spent in one part or the other. In fact, while converting a JSP to produce JSON so it could be consumed by the GWT client app, I had one person raise their hand and as "what does this have to do with GWT."

So, in the end, I had half the people nodding their heads, yes, and the other half shaking their heads, no. I was peddling a very pragmatic approach, rather than a product or service, and that might have thrown some folks off.

AJAXWorld 2008 West Call for Papers Is Open!

Submissions deadline: May 31, 2008

October's AJAXWorld Conference is already receiving higher-caliber submissions from all over the Rich Internet Applications, User eXperience & UI ecosphere.

The theme of this October's AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2008 West is 'Beyond AJAX to the RIA Era' and the Call for Papers, which is now open, specifically encourages submissions from exceptional speakers with high-quality use cases of the fast-emerging RIA alternatives.

Submissions featuring such use cases as well as on dozens of other RIA topics have already begun streaming in to AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2008 West, being held in San Jose, CA, on October 20-22, 2008.

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About Dietrich Kappe
Dietrich Kappe is a co-founder and the CTO of Pathfinder Development, a firm that combines User Experience Design and Agile to speed software product development. He published one of the first 100 public websites and launched one of the first Java Servlet-based web applications. He has been a software engineer for two decades, a frequent open source contributor, and has developed applications for the Media, Financial Services, Insurance and Healthcare industries.

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