Will speak at the Java Conference in Ukraine

Will make two presentations at two-day conference JEEConf in my home town Kiev, Ukraine at the end of May. It’s going to be the largest event for Java developers (about 1000 attendees). I’ve participated in this conference last year, and will go there again with pleasure. Below are the descriptions of my two talks.

1. Surviving as a professional software developer

Last year I made a presentation on how to become a professional software developer (it’s in Russian). This presentation is a sequel. Yakov will present his no-BS point of view on how enterprise IT shops live and operate. He’ll talk about communication skills, bad attitude, the team work, those stupid and useless IT managers, and how the life is unfair if young prodigies have to debug old and poorly-written code. This is not a technical presentation.

2. Speed up your Web applications with HTML5 WebSockets

HTML5 specification includes the communication protocol WebSockets, which is getting more and more popular in the Wall Street real-time Web applications. WebSockets API is include in the upcoming Java EE 7 specification. WebSocket offers solution to the problems of latency, scalability and performance associated with HTTP based solutions like polling, long-polling and HTTP-streaming. Online auctions, financial trading applications, and multi-player games can benefit from implementing WebSockets. This session starts with a brief overview of traditional HTTP protocols followed by covering of how WebSockets works. You’ll see how using WebSockets removes the overhead of heavy HTTP request and response headers. Finally, we’ll review the code of the Web application, where WebSockets is used for the data exchange between HTML-based front end and the latest build of the Java server GlassFish 4.

6 thoughts on “Will speak at the Java Conference in Ukraine

  1. I am basically not a programmer and I am comparatively new to Java technology , so I was wondering what all topics should be covered up if i have to start java from the start and has any one
    studied or got any info regarding this 6 week java training online course and should we also have knowledge of C language before we further move on to Advance Java topics??

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