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The Java Sessions: OSCON 2011

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Tune in to OSCON Java 2011—and discover the Java and open source killer combination

Whether you want to tackle cloud computing, big data, or mobile development, this complete video compilation of OSCON Java 2011 shows you how Java and open source technologies work together to help you solve a variety of challenges. Learn about the tools and techniques from industry leaders such as Tim Berglund (August Technology Group), Neal Ford (ThoughWorks), Ken Sipe (Gradleware), and many others.

This HD video package includes sessions on open source Java projects such as the Grails application framework, the Gradle and Jenkins build tools, and the Cassandra database management system. You'll also get a hands-on lab on Android development. Download the videos or view them through our HD player, and learn the power behind Java and open source.

Video sessions include:

  • Seven Things You'll Love About Grails—Tim Berglund (August Technology Group)
  • Functional Thinking—Neal Ford (ThoughWorks)
  • Implement Your Own JVM Complier—Ian Dees (Tektronix)
  • Java Standards Annoyances—Ben Evans and Martijn Verburg (both London Java Community)
  • Coding over Configuration—Robert “r0ml” Lefkowitz
  • Seven Habits for Highly Effective Jenkins Users—Andrew Bayer (Cloudera)
  • Rocking the Gradle—Ken Sipe (Gradleware)
  • Running Cassandra—Michael Malone (SimpleGeo)
  • Four Practical Uses for Domain Specific Languages—Neal Ford
  • From Ruby on Rails to Java: The Gory Details—Steve Jenson and Raffi Krikorian (both Twitter)
  • DIY NoSQL: Spinning Up Your Own “NoSQL as a Service”—Adrian Cole (jclouds)
  • Visage Android Hands-on Lab (parts 1 & 2)—Stephen Chin (GXS)
  • Building Mobile Apps with jQuery For Any Device in The Cloud—Max Katz (Exadel)


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I was very excited when I finally got this video. I work with Java for quite some time now and I was thrilled with all these new ideas around Java and JVM. You will find here topics related to recent research devoted to JVM, both theoretical and practical. Full Review  >

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