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Beginning an SOA Initiative

Beginning an SOA Initiative

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Summary Ian Robinson on what organizational and social issues should be addressed when starting a new SOA project by identifying business capabilities using user stories, describing services and their contracts, and how to set up teams for delivery. Bio Ian Robinson (http://iansrobinson.com) is a Principal Consultant with ThoughtWorks, where he specializes in the design and delivery of service-...

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Lessons Learned From Java EE’s Evolution

Lessons Learned From Java EE’s Evolution

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Summary Rod Johnson talks about Java’s evolution, in particular J2EE, presenting the lessons to be learned from its failures, like committee-led standards and container-managed frameworks, preparing to avoid such mistakes in the future. Bio Rod is one of the world's leading authorities on Java and J2EE development. He is a best-selling author, experienced consultant, and open source devel...

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RESTful Approaches To Financial Systems Integration

RESTful Approaches To Financial Systems Integration

Posted in Conferences, Web Technologies, Development

Summary RESTful architectures are the subject of this presentation, specifically the way they are particularly attractive in solving many financial services integration problems. Kirk will present the advantages of a RESTful architecture to develop integrated systems in the financial services arena, in particular leveraging infrastructure, skills, and systems already in place at these firms. Bi...

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Standards are Great, but Standardisation is a Really Bad Idea

Standards are Great, but Standardisation is a Really Bad Idea

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Summary Paul Downey discusses the risks of premature standardisation, unnatural constraints, partial implementations and open extensions, how to avoid cloud computing lock-in, formal activities versus lightweight open processes as exemplified by open source, Microformats, OpenID, OAuth and other Web conventions being ratified through open, lightweight, continuous agreement. Bio Paul is a member...

Tags: Conferences, InfoQ, Architecture, WS Standards, QCon, JCP, WSDL, Collaboration, Standardization, BPEL, Communication, ...


Turning on a sixpence - No excuses: Concept To Cash Every Week

Turning on a sixpence - No excuses: Concept To Cash Every Week

Posted in Conferences, Project Management

Summary This session takes an inside look at successfully delivering from concept to cash, showing the technical aspects of what's required to iteratively build a robust product that always performs, and the skill and discipline needed to deliver high-quality software to production every week. We know this because we wrote one of the busiest entertainment Web sites in the UK from scratch. Bio K...

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REST-based Integration Architecture for a Financial Business Service

REST-based Integration Architecture for a Financial Business Service

Posted in Conferences, Web Technologies, Development

Summary Phillip Ghadir presents a financial application that was initially built using SOAP, WSDL, WS-*, and was later migrated to use REST, Atom, and AtomPub, explaining the decisions made, the pitfalls and the lessons learned along the way. Bio Phillip Ghadir, CTO and principal consultant of innoQ Deutschland GmbH, has built several systems and components for large scale, distributed, mission...

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Enterprise Java FX for the Web Platform

Enterprise Java FX for the Web Platform

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Summary Peter Pilgrim makes an introduction to the Java FX platform, presenting its scripting language, the standard deployment method of applications, client integration with the server and what’s planned for its future. Bio Peter is a Sun Certified Java Architect for Java EE5. He has delivered talks on JavaFX for the Erlang Exchange, CommunityOne , San Francisco and the ACCU Oxford Conf...

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CI from the Trenches: Real-World Continuous Integration Challenges (and what to do about them)

CI from the Trenches: Real-World Continuous Integration Challenges (and what to do about them)

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Summary Many organizations will tell you that they are "doing" continuous integration. A boat anchor of a PC in the corner running an old version of CruiseControl might tick a few boxes, but is it really effective? As we get better at CI, we should see our feedback loop extend out past development. But what strategies do we have for doing this and keeping the feedback loop tight for the develop...

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Situation Normal, Everything Must Change

Situation Normal, Everything Must Change

Posted in Conferences, Cloud Computing, Development

Summary Simon Wardley explains the commoditization of IT through cloud computing: why it is happening, how clouds will impact IT, the associated benefits and risks, how to manage the risks, why openness matters and he presents a canonical vision on the cloud. Bio Simon works as the Software Services Manager for Canonical, helping define future cloud computing strategies for Ubuntu. He is a pass...

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Test Driven Development: Ten Years Later

Test Driven Development: Ten Years Later

Posted in Conferences, Project Management, Testing, Development

Summary In this session, we'll review some of the landmarks in the history of Test-Driven Development and what they tell us about how to develop software; the ideas, techniques, objections, and misunderstandings. We'll talk about our experiences of discovering TDD and what we've learned about how to do it well, how to adopt it, and how to bring it into existing code. Bio Michael Feathers is a c...

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