December 21, 2010 @ 7:00pm – Become a Cloud Developer


Description: Cloud computing is practically all the IT press, analysts and vendors can talk about these days. Many predict that cloud
computing is the next “big thing” and in just a few more years every software developer will need cloud computing skills.
In this fast moving session, we will discuss how the move to Platform-as-a-Service impacts Java developers, what the “big vendors” like as Google, Amazon, VMWare/SpringSource and Red Hat/JBoss are investing in and what skills you will need to successfully navigate this paradigm shift. Is this as big as when we moved from the green (or amber) screen to Windows-based client-server? Or is it as big as when we moved from fat clients to browser-based applications? Or is it simply just the next logical step in the evolution of your IT department? Let’s get together before Christmas 2010 and have a great discussion!


Burr Sutter is a current Sun Java Champion, former president of the Atlanta Java Users Group (go Gunnar) and founder of the Atlanta Chapter of the International Association of Software Architects (go Max). He is presently working day & night for JBoss by Red Hat and is responsible for developer-facing tools & frameworks like Seam, Spring, JBoss Tools (Eclipse), Richfaces as well as developer outreach via and Burr has over 20 years of software design and development experience and has been speaker at developer conferences like JavaOne, Jazoon (Zurich), TDC (Sao Paulo), JBoss World, etc.
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Building and Deploying 12 Factor Apps in Scala and Java

June 20, 2017

The twelve-factor app is a modern methodology for building software-as-a-service apps:

• Use declarative formats for setup automation, to minimise time and cost for new developers joining the project.

• Have a clean contract with the underlying operating system, offering maximum portability between execution environments.

• Are suitable for deployment on modern cloud platforms, obviating the need for servers and systems administration.

• Minimise divergence between development and production, enabling continuous deployment for maximum agility.

• And can scale up without significant changes to tooling, architecture, or development practices.

We will build a RESTful web service in Java and deploy the app to CloudFoundry. We will go over how to build a cloud manifest, how to keep our database credentials and application configuration outside of our code by using user-provided services and go over what it takes to build a 12 Factor application in the cloud. This presentation will be heavy on code and light on slides!


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