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Tapestry 5: Java Power, Scripting Ease

Howard Lewis Ship, Independent Software Consultant, Tapestry World Domination, Inc.

Track: Web Applications (client-side and server-side)
Date: Thursday, July 26
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Location: D139-140

What if you could combine the best features of developing web applications in Java with the best features from other platforms like Rails and TurboGears? What if you could leverage all the processing power in Java but leave behind the build/deploy/restart lifecycle? That's Tapestry 5: a completely new version of the Apache Tapestry component web framework.

In this session, we'll introduce you to Tapestry 5, and examine how it embraces all sorts of developer productivity improvements, including live code reloading, convention over configuration, and simple Java classes.

Tapestry encourages code reuse, and we'll see how easy it is to create new components in just a couple of lines of code.

Along the way, we'll see Tapestry's built-in form support, including sophisticated input validation, and how easy it is to manage server-side state.