Real-world Flex for Java programmers, 5-day bootcamp

“Real-world Flex for Java programmers ” is an intensive, five-day hands-on training program for Web developers who need to create and integrate rich Internet clients written in Adobe Flex with enterprise J2EE applications. This is one of a kind hands-on workshop because during this week attendees will

create two fully functional Flex/Java applications, learn how to properly set up a Java/Flex enterprise project start using Flex Eclipse plugins that will turn your Java project into a Rapid Application Development (RAD) environment start working on their projects in the class under the guidance of two experts and certified Adobe Flex instructors Yakov Fain and Dr. Victor Rasputnis, co-authors of the book Developing RIA with Adobe Flex and Java .

Pre-requisites Each student has to bring his/her own laptop.

Students should have working knowledge of Java

Curriculum Day 1. Overview or Rich Internet Applications technologies, introduction to Adobe Flex, working with XML data, data binding, Basics of LiveCycle Data Services, working with remote Java applications deployed under Apache Tomcat server, creation of an RSS feed application.

Day 2. Creating reusable flex components, configuring LiveCycle Data Services, fundamentals of building Flex-Java-DBMS applications, logging and debugging, where the sessions belong, batching database operations, data-aware Flex components.

Day 3. You ‘ll be given an assignment to create a Java-Flex-DBMS application and will work on it in the class. You ‘ll learn how to set RAD environment, how to speed up and improve your productivity with Eclipse plugins for Flex and most importantly, you ‘ll get this CRUD applications up and running.

Day 4 and 5. You ‘ll start working on your own project in the class under the guidance of the Flex/Java mentor. If you are ready to work in this mode, bring your own sample database pre-configured for work with Tomcat, and we ‘ll help you to start your project from the right foot. If you are not ready with your own project spec yet, we ‘ll provide a sample spec and the database for you, and you ‘ll be working on this project under our guidance.


New York, NY NYC Seminar and Conference Center (see )

For hotel info visit

Dates November 26 – 30, 2007

Tuition The cost of this bootcamp is $2495.

Early Bird price is $2195 (ends on September 26, 2007)

Each student will get free licenses of the following Eclipse productivity plugins ($846 value, see details at

ClearData Builder




InstructorsYakov Fain is a Principal Consultant of Farata Systems. He ‘s responsible for the Enterprise Architecture and emerging technologies. Yakov authored several Java books, dozens of technical articles, and his blog is hugely popular. Sun Microsystems has nominated and awarded Yakov with the title Java Champion. He leads the Princeton Java Users Group. Yakov holds BS and MS in Applied Math. He is Adobe Certified Flex Instructor. You can reach Yakov at

Dr. Victor Rasputnis is a Managing Principal of Farata Systems. He ‘s responsible for providing architectural design, implementation management and mentoring to companies migrating to XML Internet technologies. Victor is Adobe Sertified Flex Developer. He holds a PhD in Computer Science. You can reach him at

RegistrationThe number of seats in this class is limited so early registration is suggested. To register, follow this link .


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