An Overview of Desktop Java Technologies in Today's RIA World

Posted in Conferences, Frameworks, Web Technologies, Development on July 10, 2008


An Overview of Desktop Java Technologies in Today's RIA World

Summary
Scott Delap provides an overview of Swing and Eclipse RCP technologies in today's world of RIA applications, as well as advances in deployment techniques such as Java Web Start and Pack200 which assist in the centralized deployment of desktop apps. Scott also compares when to use Java vs. other technologies such as Ajax, Flex, and OpenLazslo.

Bio
Scott Delap is InfoQ's lead Java editor and also an Independent Consultant focusing on rich client applications. He specializes in training, design, implementation, and performance tuning of applications built using technologies such as Swing, SWT, Eclipse RCP and Spring. Scott is also a frequent presenter at conferences such as JavaOne and No Fluff Just Stuff.

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