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Pouring Data on Troubled Markets - Quantitative Portfolio Management Technology at BGI

Posted by Eoin Woods  on  Nov 05, 2009 Posted by Eoin Woods  on  Nov 05, 2009

Eoin Woods explains how Barclays Global Investors (BGI) designed Apex to meet the challenges it faces and the Java technologies which were chosen for an architecture with variations on standard J2EE.

Building a Large Scale SaaS Application

Posted by Dan Hanley  on  May 22, 2009 Posted by Dan Hanley  on  May 22, 2009

Dan Hanley, at QCon London 2008 addresses the challenges of building large scale SaaS applications. Using examples from three Magus application frameworks, Dan exposes principles of SaaS development.

JRuby: Not Just Another JVM Language

Posted by Charles Nutter  on  Apr 18, 2008 4 Posted by Charles Nutter  on  Apr 18, 2008 4

Charles Nutter discusses JRuby features, the JRuby compiler, calling between Java and JRuby, Swing and JRuby, JRuby web applications, JRuby on Rails, persistence, build automation, TDD and BDD.

Chet Haase on Java FX, Update N and JDK 7

Posted by Chet Haase  on  Feb 12, 2008 2 Posted by Chet Haase  on  Feb 12, 2008 2

In this presentation, Chet Haase discusses Java SE 6, Update N/Consumer JRE, the goals and feature set for Java FX, and the current set of possible features for JDK 7.

An Overview of Desktop Java Technologies in Today's RIA World

Posted by Scott Delap  on  Sep 20, 2007 2 Posted by Scott Delap  on  Sep 20, 2007 2

Scott Delap provides an overview of Swing and Eclipse RCP technologies in today's world of RIA & desktop applications including when to use Java for the client vs. Ajax, Flex, OpenLazslo.

Dynamically Typed Languages for the JVM

Posted by Gilad Bracha  on  Mar 23, 2007 3 Posted by Gilad Bracha  on  Mar 23, 2007 3

Gilad Bracha discusses improved support for dynamic langages on the JVM via the new invokedynamic bytecode and through improved support for hot-swapping.

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