Among the many new features and improvements introduced in Java EE 6, Context and Dependency Injection (CDI) introduces the most fundamental change, thus will have a far-reaching impact to the way we build Java EE based enterprise applications moving forward. In short, it provides a unifying Dependency Injection and contextual life-cycle model. In this presentation, we are going to go over both basic and advanced features of CDI. Each feature will be explained and demonstrated.
Attendees are also encouraged to bring their own laptops to experiment. The Maven-based sample applications are provided on the website below so that attendees can do the experimentation together with the speaker. Also limited number of memory cards that contain the sample apps are going to be provided on the spot.