Using Google Web Toolkit

Posted in Companies, Conferences, Frameworks, Web Technologies, Development on July 15, 2008


Using Google Web Toolkit

Summary
The Google Web Toolkit (GWT) is a Java-centric framework for creating AJAX applications. GWT cross-compiles Java source into JavaScript, allowing Java developers to use their existing Java skills and tools to create AJAX apps. GWT lead Bruce Johnson intros GWT including high-performance AJAX, internationalization, and integration with existing web app.

Bio
Bruce Johnson is works at Google as Tech Lead of the Google Web Toolkit (GWT). Prior to joining Google, Bruce wrote a Visual Basic cross-compiler for mobile, a portable version of Microsoft COM for non-MS embedded devices, but without question, cross-compiling Java into JavaScript for GWT is his funnest achievement.

About the conference
JavaZone is a conference on Software Development and Java Technology organized by the javaBin, the Java User Group in Norway. It has a technological profile, and is probably best described as a miniature JavaOne; it usually offers a combination of tuturials, technical talks and an exhibition.

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