March 19th 5:00 for 5:15-6:30pm 2008 — Subject: Google Web Toolkit

Google Web Toolkit is an exciting Web2 framework for Java.

Mike Casey presented a high-level overview of what GWT is, and how to use it. An example was presented, demonstrating how to build a basic page. Further examples showed some end products the speaker has been working on recently.

Speaker

Mike Casey

Mike graduated with Honours in Software Engineering from Victoria university in 2006. Since then he has been a J2EE developer at the IRD and Westpac.

He is also a web2.0 entrepreneur who is currently working on two projects using GWT. The first is an HR company website that uses wizards to collect information from graduates for recruitment. The second is a demand based ticketing system calculations are performed to see if concerts are viable in different cities around the world.

Time/date

March 19th, 5:00pm for 5:15 - 6:30pm

Host

Equinox
Level 5
Equinox House
111 The Terrace (or 222 Lambton Quay through Amazon)
Wellington

The Java User Group thanks our host!

Date:
Wednesday, 19th.
March, 2008

Time:
5.00pm for 5:15-6:30pm

Venue:
Equinox
Level 5
Equinox House
111 The Terrace (or 222 Lambton Quay through Amazon)
Wellington

Afterword:
In our ongoing tradition, after this talk we intend to repair to a pub for some light R&R. All who would like to discuss points raised during the talk in a more congenial atmosphere are welcome!