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50 new features of Java EE 7 in 50 minutes  

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The Java EE 7 Platform has 4 new components (WebSocket, JSON-P, Batch, and Concurrency), 3 significantly updated (JAX-RS, JMS, and EL), and several other adding significant changes to the platform. As you can imagine there is a lot of new functionality introduced in the platform. In this fast paced session, the attendees will learn 50 new features introduced in the Java EE 7 platform. @ClientEndpoint, Chunk-style batch processing, @FlowScoped, @AroundConstruct, @JMSDestinationDefinition, and @Transactional are some of features that will be covered. Each feature will be explained using a code snippet and provide details on where/how it can be used in their applications.

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Arun Gupta

Arun Gupta is a Principal Open Source Technologist at Amazon Web Services. He has built and led developer communities for 12+ years at Sun, Oracle, Red Hat and Couchbase. He has deep expertise in leading cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategy, planning and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and programs. Prior to that he led engineering teams at Sun and is a founding member of the Java EE team. He has extensive speaking experience in more than 40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rock Star for four years in a row. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. A prolific blogger, author of several books, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Docker Captain, a Java Champion, a JUG leader, NetBeans Dream Team member, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.

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