Yakov Fain is a Java Champion, and the coauthor of Angular 2 Development with TypeScript as well as a number of other technical books on programming. Yakov works as a software architect at the IT consultancy Farata Systems and develops software products for the insurance industry. He has taught multiple classes and workshops on web and Java-related technologies, presented at international conferences, and published more than a thousand blog posts. Yakov lives in New York City.

Spring Framework: The Ultimate Configurations Faceoff!

Almost every major version of Spring framework introduced a new way to configure the context: XML, Annotations, Java Config, Groovy… What’s next, and, more important - why so many?! And how to know what to use and when? In this session Baruch, Viktor and Yakov will try to find the silver bullet, and you will have a chance to vote for the best feature implementations or even make a bet of the winner!

Angular 2 Development with TypeScript

Angular 2 is a complete re-write of the popular framework AngularJS. Programming in Angular 2 is greatly simplified. Now it’s a component-based well-performing framework. This presentation is an overview of the framework. All code samples are provided in TypeScript, which is a recommended language for developing Angular 2 applications. We’ll also go over the tools required to develop and deploy Angular 2 applications.