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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.

The Speakers


Arun Gupta

Arun Gupta is Vice President of Developer Advocacy at Couchbase. Prior to that, he led Developer Advocacy and Technical Marketing at Red Hat for JBoss Middleware. As a founding member of the Java EE team at Sun Microsystems, he spread the love for technology all around the world. At Oracle, he led a cross-functional team to drive the global launch of the Java EE 7 platform through strategy, planning, and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and program. He is a prolific blogger since 2005 and have authored ~2000 blogs on technology. Arun has extensive speaking experience in ~40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rockstar. He also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the USA and continues to promoting technology education amongst kids. An author of a best-selling book, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Java Champion, JUG leader, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.
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