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This week, we're delighted to have Filippo di Pisa helping to answer questions about the new book Beginning Java and Flex.

The promotion starts Tuesday, May 10th 2010 and will end on Friday, May 13th 2010.

We'll be selecting four random posters in this forum to win a free copy of the book provided by the publisher, Apress.

Please see the Book Promotion page to ensure your best chances at winning!

Posts in this welcome thread are not eligible for the drawing.
 
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hi... hope be random selected
 
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Welcome Filippo di Pisa
 
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Welcome Filippo!
 
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Welcome Filippo......

[Please keep questions out of this thread]
 
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Looks like this can be a interesting book. Like to add this to my collection
 
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Welcome to JavaRanch, Filippo
 
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Welcome Filippo di Pisa
 
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(Flex + Java) > Java
 
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great book.
 
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Welcome sir. Read the TOC and opening pages to your book and the reasoning makes a lot of sense to me. Should be some interesting questions coming up.

 
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Welcome!
 
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Welcome Filippo !!

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Hi Filippo !
 
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Hi Guys,
my name is Filippo di Pisa and I want to thank all of you to give me the opportunity to present my book.

Beginning Java and Flex is about what you need to know to start using Hibernate, Spring, Flex and Maven together, whether you are a Java developer or a Flex developer.

Probably there is more about Hibernate and Spring than there is about Flex, but this is because the Spring and Hibernate learning curve is more complex than that of Flex/Actionscript.

I didn't cover all Flex components in detail because I would have need a book just for them, and the Adobe Flex reference is quite complete; so I decided to focus on the most important ones to connect Java and Flex through BlazeDS and to present and manage data using layout containers, forms, datagrid, custom components and item renderers. I think that is all what you need to develop a RIA using Flex and Java.

Finally I created a Maven archetype that allows to create a Flex-BlazeDs-Spring-Hibernate project ready to go.

I really suggest to give a go to these technologies because there is a lot of learn from them.

I wrote also some chapters really for beginners to help them to configure their Java development environment.

At your disposal if you have any questions.

Cheers,

Filippo




 
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Welcome Filippo di Pisa xD
 
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Hi Filippo,

Welcome !!!

-- Deepak.
 
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Welcome Filippo.

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