Spring into Action - July 20
sutter at bravepoint.com
Wed Jul 14 21:22:16 EDT 2004
Next Meeting: July 20
Time: 6:30 for open networking and discussion.
Main Presentation: 7:00-9:00 pm - Spring Framework
Place: Holiday Inn Select - 4386 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30341
(770) 457-6363 Exit 30 - one exit east of Ashford-Dunwoody off 285.
Cost: Free (sign up for our email-list at www.ajug.org)
I know it is the middle of summer and you would rather be hanging by the
pool but our next several meetings have some very, very valuable content.
You don't want to miss these presentations. Come and hang out with the other
Atlanta-based Java enthusiasts and professional software engineers!
By now almost everybody has at least looked at using Struts in the UI tier
and many have explored using Hibernate or other persistence frameworks in
the Data tier. However, for the business logic tier developers have not
developed a "standard" for how this layer should be written. J2EE vendors
have clearly pushed EJBs into this space.
Spring Framework - An open source framework for the middle tier.
The Spring framework is a major new application framework that works across
all tiers of J2EE applications but has some very specific advantages in the
middle/business logic tier. This presentation will describe what the Spring
framework provides and how to implement non-invasive Spring components into
your application. The presentation will concentrate on the lightweight
inversion of control container that Spring provides for the business tier
and database access. We will look at specific templates that Spring
provides for easier database access as well as built in AOP aspects such as
Mark Eagle is a Senior Software Engineer at MATRIX Resources, Inc. in
Atlanta, GA. Mark enjoys working with open source software and contributing
to projects such as Hibernate, Spring, and Proxool. His most recent article
is "Wiring Your Web Application with Open Source Java" which can be view at
www.onjava.com. His most recent project involvement is with the Better
Petshop Project at https://betterpetshop.dev.java.net/. He is a Sun
Certified Programmer and Sun Certified Web Component Developer for the Java
2 platform. He can be reached at meagle at meagle.com.
The following company's contribute to minimize the costs associated with
AJUG events. AJUG is a registered 501C non-profit and all volunteer run
- Anteo Group - www.anteogroup.com
- BEA - www.bea.com
- ClearNova - www.clearnova.com
- Compuware - www.optimalj.com
- Inflow - www.inflow.com
- JBoss - www.jboss.org
- SpectrumSCM - www.spectrumscm.com
- Sun Microsystems - www.sun.com (www.java.net)
Our newest sponsor is Wiley Technologies - www.wilytech.com If you are
having challenges with J2EE application management, performance monitoring
and tuning then these are the folks you need to talk to.
Contact: Joe Mazzola [jmazzola at wilytech.com]
- August 17th - Howard Lewis Ship with Tapestry
- September 21st - Bruce Tate with Better, Faster, Lighter Java
Both are sponsored by the NoFluffJustStuff conferences:
Gateway Java Software Symposium Atlanta Java Software Symposium 2004 October
15-17, 2004 A "No Fluff, Just Stuff" Conference Atlanta, Georgia
See ya'll there!
sutter at bravepoint.com
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