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Jakub Podlesak

Jakub Podlesak works as a software engineer at Oracle's Prague Engineering site. He came to Oracle as part of the SUN merger.

Jakub works there on project Jersey, a production quality reference implementation of JAX-RS API (RESTful web services in Java). He regularly speaks at various international conferences (JavaOne, Jazoon, GeeCON, SUN/Oracle TechDays) and is also co-leading the Czech Java User Group.

Previously, he participated in development of Metro project, the GlassFish V2 web services stack, as a member of the WS-Policy team. Before that, he was part of the IBM WebSphere pre-sale team in IBM, Czech republic. Before IBM, Jakub worked for a small Czech computer company, ITS, as an application developer. Jakub holds master degree from the Czech Technical University in Prague.


Advanced Java API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS)

In addition to its basic functionality for mapping HTTP requests to Java methods, the Java API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS) includes a wealth of additional features to make the RESTful Web Service developers life easier and more productive. This session will delve into lesser-known parts of the JAX-RS API, illustrating its use with a set of worked examples.

This session is intended for developers who already have a basic understanding of JAX-RS and want to take their skills to the next level. This session will cover:

  • Runtime resource resolution
  • Pluggable exception handling
  • Runtime content negotiation
  • Conditional HTTP requests
  • Dealing with type erasure

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