Announcing a 5-day hands-on workshop Real-World Flex for Java developers

We ‘ve crafted a special public training program that is aimed at Java developers with no or limited experience in developing enterprise-grade J2EE application with Adobe Flex front end.

“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 projectstart using Flex Eclipse plugins that will turn your Java project into a Rapid Application Development (RAD) environmentstart 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 Rich Internet Applications with Adobe Flex and Java . Pre-requisites Each student has to bring his/her own laptop.

Students should have a basic 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.

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

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Dates November 26 – 30, 2007

Tuition The cost of this bootcamp is $2495. Register by September 26 and save $300.

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

ClearData Builder




Instructors Yakov Fain is a Principal Consultant of Farata Systems. He ‘s responsible for the Enterprise Architecture and emerging technologies. Yakov authored several books and dozens of technical articles. 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.

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 a co-author of the book on programming with Flex and Java and is Adobe Certified Flex Developer. He holds a PhD in Computer Science.

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

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