Ramnivas Laddad is a SpringSource Principal Enginner. He has over a decade of experience in applying his enterprise Java and aspect-oriented programming (AOP) expertise to middleware, design automation, networking, web application, user interface, and security projects.
Ramnivas Laddad is a well-known expert in enterprise Java, especially in the area of AOP and Spring. He is the author of AspectJ in Action, the best-selling book on AOP and AspectJ that has been lauded by industry experts for its presentation of practical and innovative AOP applications to solve real-world problems. Ramnivas, a Spring framework committer, is also an active presenter at leading industry events such as JavaOne, JavaPolis, No Fluff Just Stuff, SpringOne, Software Development, and has been an active member of both the AspectJ and Spring communities from their beginnings.
Scala is a language that every Java developer needs to pay attention. Its uniquely combines object orientation and static typing with functional programming, which leads to much simpler, yet efficient code. It also has enough new ideas, especially for a Java developer, to make programming fun. Scala can also leverage Java ecosystem effectively, so all the libraries and framework such as Spring that you have come to trust may be used seamlessly.
This session with take you on a tour of the Scala language exploring both object oriented and functional side. It will examine a series of examples that will convince you to go and study Scala further. You will also get a glimpse of how Scala and Spring can play together effectively.
The session provides an overview of how to build Spring-based applications on the Cloud Foundry platform. The session will cover application configuration parameters, binding services to you application, configuration using STS and vmc commands, and deployment to both micro and public Cloud Foundry. We will also show how debugging works with Cloud Foundry. The session will also discuss application execution analysis and cover how to inspect, determine and resolve execution issues associated with running Spring applications in this cloud architecture.
This session covers much greater detail about how Spring operates on the Cloud Foundry platform. We will also explore various options to consume services: auto-configuration, the cloud namespace, and Spring 3.1 profiles focusing on how to utilize these mechanisms effectively in various phases of application development cycle.
To allow the creation of truly modular software, OOP has evolved into aspect-oriented programming. AspectJ is a mature AOP implementation for Java, now integrated with Spring.
AspectJ in Action, Second Edition is a fully updated, major revision of Ramnivas Laddad's best-selling first edition. It's a hands-on guide for Java developers. After introducing the core principles of AOP, it shows you how to create reusable solutions using AspectJ 6 and Spring 3. You'll master key features including annotation-based syntax, load-time weaver, annotation-based crosscutting, and Spring-AspectJ integration. Building on familiar technologies such as JDBC, Hibernate, JPA, Spring Security, Spring MVC, and Swing, you'll apply AOP to common problems encountered in enterprise applications.
This book requires no previous experience in AOP and AspectJ, but it assumes you're familiar with OOP, Java, and the basics of Spring.
"Clear, concisely worded, well-organized ... a pleasure to read."
-From the Foreword by Rod Johnson, Creator of the Spring Framework
"This book teaches you how to think in aspects. It is essential reading for both beginners who know nothing about AOP and experts who think they know it all."
-Andrew Eisenberg, AspectJ Development Tools Project Committer
"Ramnivas showcases how to get the best out of AspectJ and Spring."
-Andy Clement, AspectJ Project Lead
"One of the best Java books in years."
-Andrew Rhine, Software Engineer, eSecLending
"By far the best reference for Spring AOP and AspectJ."
-Paul Benedict, Software Engineer, Argus Health Systems
"Ramnivas expertly demystifies the awesome power of aspect-oriented programming."
-Craig Walls, author of Spring in Action
This core professional compendium breaks down into three main sections. The first presents the basic XML standards, Java APIs and programming tools for handling XML. The second part presents a selection of Java techniques which make up the building blocks for XML-based applications. The section is Java-centric, and presents the common scenarios for XML data I/O, building on the basic tools presented in part one. The final and largest section of the book shows how XML applications can be built on top of the techniques shown in part two, and demonstrates how XML can be used to solve real programming problems.
If you want a hefty box of XML manipulation tools at your disposal and would like to discover how the language could be used in your Java applications, then this book is for you.