JavaEE 7 In Practice: Blueprints Reborn

Track: Java
Skill Level: Beginner
Room: Ballroom C
Time Slot: Mon 2/24, 4:00 PM
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This session traverses some of the big ticket new features in JavaEE 7 by introducing the Cargotracker application. This end-to-end example is a new project on Cargotracker brings back some of the ideas of the JavaEE Blueprints efforts of years past. Some of the new JavaEE 7 features demonstrated in Cargotracker include:

  • WebSockets
  • JSON-P
  • JavaAPI for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS)
  • JavaServer Faces (JSF)
  • Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI)
  • Bean Validation
  • Expression Language

This is your chance to look at JavaEE 7 features in the context of a realistic application, available with an MIT license at

Edward Burns

Ed has worked on a wide variety of client and server side web technologies since 1994, including NCSA Mosaic, Netscape 6, Mozilla, the Sun Java Plugin, Jakarta Tomcat and JavaServer Faces, and most recently, the Servlet specification. Ed leads or co-leads the expert groups for Servlet and JavaServer Faces. Ed has published four books with McGraw-Hill, JavaServerFaces: The Complete Reference (2006), Secrets of the Rockstar Programmers: Riding the IT crest (2008) JavaServer Faces 2.0: The Complete Reference (2010) and Hudson Continuous Integration In Practice (2013).