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Real World Project Experiences Using JavaFX Presented by SmartBear Software at JavaZone in Oslo, Norway

Lead Developer Henrik Olsson Discusses Using JavaFX in Development of LoadUI on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at JavaZone in Oslo
Boston, Mass. and Stockholm, Sweden — September 06, 2013 — Henrik Olsson, Lead Developer and Product Owner at SmartBear Software, provider of software quality tools used by more than one million developers and testers worldwide, is presenting, “Ten Man-Years of JavaFX: Real-World Project Experiences” at JavaZone in Oslo, Norway on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Henrik discusses the valuable experience of using JavaFX in a big commercial project, the development of LoadUI by SmartBear, a large JavaFX-based open source project. At JavaZone, thousands of developers convene on Wednesday, September 11 – Thursday, September 12, 2013 to discuss alternative languages, architecture, big data and NoSQL, Core Java, craftsmanship and more.

WHAT:           “Ten Man-Years of JavaFX: Real-World Project Experiences,” Presented by SmartBear’s Henrik Olsson at JavaZone

WHEN:           Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 10:20 a.m.
WHERE:         Oslo Spektrum, Room 2, Sonja Henies plass 2, 0185 Oslo, Norway
Not found in a manual, Henrik discusses the experience of using JavaFX Scene Builder as a bridge between designers and developers, GuavaFX – an in-house developed functional library for JavaFX’s ObservableLists and why the functional paradigm fits JavaFX perfect, and more. Attendees learn how key JavaFX features such as real-time charts, custom controls, the WebView, drag-n-drop, animations and effects are being used in LoadUI to make the user interface a competitive advantage.
In recent years, Henrik has been working exclusively on software that uses JavaFX to its full extent, including leading the project of converting 30,000 lines worth of JavaFX 1 to JavaFX 2. He was previously Software Developer at Eviware Software, maker of SoapUI, the most used API testing tool in the world, acquired by SmartBear in 2011. He was previously a member of the Board, School of ICT at KTH, The Royal Institute of Technology.
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