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Summary

The Google Web Toolkit (GWT) is a Java-centric framework for creating AJAX applications. GWT cross-compiles Java source into JavaScript, allowing Java developers to use their existing Java skills and tools to create AJAX apps. GWT lead Bruce Johnson intros GWT including high-performance AJAX, internationalization, and integration with existing web app.

Bio

Bruce Johnson is works at Google as Tech Lead of the Google Web Toolkit (GWT). Prior to joining Google, Bruce wrote a Visual Basic cross-compiler for mobile, a portable version of Microsoft COM for non-MS embedded devices, but without question, cross-compiling Java into JavaScript for GWT is his funnest achievement.

About the conference

JavaZone is a conference on Software Development and Java Technology organized by the javaBin, the Java User Group in Norway. It has a technological profile, and is probably best described as a miniature JavaOne; it usually offers a combination of tuturials, technical talks and an exhibition.

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May 24, 2007

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  • Nice overview

    by Kishore Senji /

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    Thanks for the nice and quick overview of GWT. Great to hear that it is really simple and easy to integrate GWT in to existing apps. I was under the impression that starting with GWT has to be a new app and it does not gel with an existing app.

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