The web application landscape is rapidly shifting back to a
HTML, and CSS in the browser. The tools and deployment techniques for
these types of applications are abundant and fragmented.
This session will teach you how to pull together jQuery, Bootstrap, and
some CoffeeScript to build the Client. The Server could be anything that
talks HTTP, but this session will use the Play Framework with Java and
Scala to build JSON REST services.
Bring your laptop so you can follow along and walk away with a fully
functional modern web application!
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James Ward (www.jamesward.com) works for Typesafe where he teaches developers the Typesafe Stack (Play Framework, Scala, and Akka) . James frequently presents at conferences around the world such as JavaOne, Devoxx, and many other Java get-togethers. Along with Bruce Eckel, James co-authored First Steps in Flex. He has also published numerous screencasts, blogs, and technical articles. Starting with Pascal and Assembly in the 80′s, James found his passion for writing code. Beginning in the 90′s he began doing web development with HTML, Perl/CGI, then Java. After building a Flex and Java based customer service portal in 2004 for Pillar Data Systems he became a Technical Evangelist for Flex at Adobe. In 2011 James became a Principal Developer Evangelist at Salesforce.com where he taught developers how to deploy apps on the cloud with Heroku. James Tweets as @_JamesWard and posts code at github.com/jamesward.
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