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Stephen Chin
Stephen Chin is a technical expert in RIA technologies, and Chief Agile Methodologist at GXS where he is leading a large-scale Lean/Agile rollout with hundred of developers spread out across the globe. He coauthored the Apress Pro JavaFX Platform title, which is the current leading technical reference for JavaFX, and is lead author of the upcoming Pro Android Flash title. In addition, Stephen runs the very successful Silicon Valley JavaFX User Group, which has hundreds of members and tens of thousands of online viewers. Finally, he is a Java Champion and an internationally recognized speaker featured at Devoxx, Jazoon, and JavaOne, where he received a Rock Star Award. Stephen can be followed on twitter @steveonjava and reached via his blog:


JavaFX 2.0 With Alternative Languages - Groovy, Clojure, Scala, Fantom, and Visage

JavaFX Script is going away, but the JavaFX Platform is getting a new face with pure Java APIs. In this session, you will see how you can leverage the new JavaFX 2.0 APIs from a host of different JVM languages, including JRuby, Clojure, Groovy, and Scala.

Visage Android Hands-on Lab

Visage is the successor to the JavaFX Script Language, a domain-specific language for writing UIs. It excels at rapid application design and can be used on any platform that supports Java. In this lab you will have an opportunity to write Visage applications that deploy to and run on Android mobile devices. No prior experience with Android or Visage development is required. To get the full experience out of this talk, please bring a laptop or share one with a friend in the audience. Mobile devices are optional (emulators will be provided).


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