For this month's gathering GTUG-Atlanta will discuss the Google Guava libraries for Java, Guice, and GIN/GWT. The theme here is that you can create concise, powerful Java code with these helpful libraries. Yes, I said "Java" and "concise" in the same sentence! Same place (Google Midtown, info below), 7PM Tuesday August 31st.
We all know Java has its rough spots, but Guava and Guice can help iron a lot of that out. Guava is packed with useful utilities that we'll explore, and Guice is a lightweight dependency injection framework that can help you better organize, test, and maintain code. Some of the features in these Google created open source libraries are slated to be included in Java 7.
I'll be presenting an overview on Guava and Guice. If you aren't familiar with these, this talk should be a great introduction. If you are familiar, please come and heckle me and help us out with questions and general discussion.
Robert Cooper will then be presenting an intro to GIN (GWT INjection). I don't know if he'll call it "Sipping on GIN and Guice" or not, that's his choice, but I'd note that that title is there for the taking. GIN is a dependency injection framework for GWT that is built on top of Guice.
Hope to see you there, and please help spread the word.
Millennium at Midtown
10 10th Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: +1 404-487-9000
Fax: +1 404-487-9001