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Distributed Caching Essential Lessons by Cameron Purdy Posted on Jan 09, 2007 In this presentation, recorded at Javapolis, Cameron Purdy shows how to improve application performance & scalability via caching architectures to reduce load on the database tier and & clustered caching to provide transparent fail-over by reliably sharing live data among clustered JVMs. 3

Security Assertion Markup Language - SAML by David Vandaele Posted on Dec 14, 2006 The SAML has emerged as the gold standard for building Cross-Domain SSO solutions and is a key technology in the domain of federated identity management. The basic concepts of SAML as well as a technical synopsis will be presented. What are SAML assertions, attributes, artifacts, bindings and profiles? What problems does SAML solve, how does it all work out in real life...

Case Study: Zero Calories J2EE by Thomas Christensen Posted on Dec 12, 2006 A lightweight approach with a rich domain model used directly in web-tier can increase both quality and speed of development. This case study, recorded at Javapolis, looks at a Tapestry+Spring+Hibernate project by Nordija, how it was architected, how testability was introduced, and the level of simplicity achieved using the lightweight approach. 2

How to Design a Good API & Why it Matters by Joshua Bloch Posted on Nov 21, 2006 A well-written API can be a great asset to the organization that wrote it and to all that use it. Given the importance of good API design, surprisingly little has been written on the subject. In this talk (recorded at Javapolis), Java library designer Joshua Bloch teaches how to design good APIs, with many examples of what good and bad APIs look like. 23