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Portland Java User Group

Oracle (Downtown Campus)
1211 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 800, Room 8005
Portland, Oregon 97204, US (map)



This month's topic: GWT in the Real World - Building Enterprise GWT Applications in Legacy Application Frameworks

This is a discussion on how Nike replaced a legacy JavaScript data grid with a grid written in GWT. Topics covered will include: * Why GWT? * Architectural design considerations * Packaging and deployment * Deploying GWT into a JDK 1.4 container * Browser compatibility issues * Performance, performance, performance - how we made it as fast as possible * Useful tools, libraries, and technologies * Lessons learned

Speaker: Douglas Bullard

Douglas Bullard has been writing Enterprise applications in Java and associated technologies for 15 years. He has spent the last 10 years at Nike working on Nike.net - Nike's B2B e-commerce site.

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