Every time I look at RAP, I break into giggling fits. This stuff is just plain cool (though it does make it hard to convince my wife that I am indeed working in my home office, but I digress…)
I’m planning to speak briefly about RAP during my “Eclipse and Java EE 5 development” talk (which, it turns out, I neglected to provide a description for) at JavaPolis this week. I used the creation review slides as a source of information for my own talk (with appropriate attribution, of course).
FWIW, I find that, in general, the creation review slides are a pretty good source of relatively high-level information about a project. The best part, is that they’re all in one place.
After much consideration (and some scrambling to get the slides together), the three-hour talk is going to something like this: I’m going to talk about using Web Tools to build Java EE artifacts like servlets, JSPs, and EJBs. I’ll likely do a demonstration covering servlets and JSPs. I’ll discuss JPA tools (Dali) and runtime (EclipseLink); depending on time, I’ll do a demo using Dali to integrate EclipseLInk into a Java EE infrastructure. Since Ajax is pretty hot, I’m planning to talk about and demonstrate the Ajax Toolkit Framework (ATF). Then I’m going to change gears and talk about Runtime Eclipse, including Equinox and Server-side Eclipse, Rich Ajax Platform (RAP), and Riena. I think it’s going to be fun.
If you’re going to be at JavaPolis this week, find me. We can podcast or something. It’ll be cool. Trust me.