Vancouver Island Java User Group VIJUG

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January 2009 VIJUG meeting – Wicket

Wow.. it is 2009 and it looks like it is going to be a interesting year in general as well as on the Java side of things. And on the VIJUG side we are starting with a great presentation about Apache Wicket by a local. How cool is that!

Vancouver Island Java User GroupVancouver Island Technology Park, Conference Center Room – 4464 Markham Street, Victoria, BC
Thursday, 22th January 2009, 18:00-20:00
Web Development with Wicket presented by Doug Bateman

Wicket is an excellent component based framework for developing web apps in Java. In this 2 hours presentation you will get a chance to write a couple of simple wickets applications, and look at some of the key features of wicket. The presentation is hands on so bring your laptop if you want to type and run code. Some of the key questions this presentation will answer are

  1. What is wicket?
  2. What is a component based framework and how are component based
    frameworks different than action based frameworks.
  3. Differences between Wicket and JSF
  4. Some of the key features of wicket

Doug will also be able to answer and further questions about Wicket.

Doug Bateman
We will raffle off a personal license for IntelliJ IDEA sponsored by JetBrains. JetBrains
as well as some JUG T-shirts sponsored by Sun Microsystems. Sun Microsystems
In addition we will give away the book The Definitive Guide to Apache MyFaces and Facelets provided by Apress for a review. APress - Books for Professionals by Professionals
All VIJUG members and anybody else interested are welcome to attend. If you intend to come please send an email or register with the Facebook event or just show up.

We hope to meet you there.