Spring Roo is SpringSource's new open source technology which delivers working enterprise Java applications within 10 minutes. Roo's incredible productivity boost is reflected by end user comments like "I'm impressed", "liking it", "here comes some innovation", "Roo looks interesting and works", "very impressive tool" and "very cool". Come along and find out what has got everyone excited, direct from Ben Alex - the Roo project's founder and lead.
Spring Roo provides interactive, lightweight (a 3 Mb download!), user customizable tooling that enables rapid delivery of high performance enterprise Java applications. Spring Roo includes numerous features, some of which include:
In this presentation, Ben Alex will introduce Spring Roo. Ben will cover what is Roo, how to get started, and how to build a new enterprise application in just minutes.
Attendees who invest their time in this session will leave with a comprehensive understanding of what Roo is and its basic operation. We look forward to introducing this exciting new Spring project to you.
Dr Ben Alex is a Principal Software Engineer with SpringSource, and has been working professionally in software since 1995. Ben founded the Spring Security project in 2003 and led its development into a popular, open-source security framework that is used in numerous government, banking and military installations. More recently Ben founded and serves as lead of the Spring Roo and Spring Shell projects, both of which deliver significant productivity and usability benefits to those using Spring technologies.
Ben's career history also includes other roles in software development and business. From 2005 until 2008, he led the establishment and exponential growth of SpringSource's operations in Asia-Pacific. Prior to SpringSource, Ben founded and grew a successful Australian software company, Acegi Technology Pty Limited. He has been a director and advisor to businesses in diverse industries including business services, intellectual property licensing and ecommerce.
In recent years, Ben has presented at technology conferences including JavaOne, The Server Side Java Symposium, JAOO, Oredev, SpringOne and The Spring Experience. He is a regular guest presenter at user groups across the world, with recent appearances in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Perth, Singapore, Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch and Stockholm. He also authored the security chapter of the Wiley book, "Professional J2EE Development with Spring Framework," and maintains a blog at http://blog.springsource.com/main/author/bena/.More About Ben »