Deep dive into Wildfly 8 and Java EE 7

Deep dive into Wildfly 8 and Java EE 7


In the second of our 2-part series on WildFly 8, the JBoss® Community’s application server project, we dive deeper into the technology driving WildFly and Java™ EE 7, including new and updated features.

Fast startup speeds, a modular design, and a small footprint with WildFly
Join WildFly project lead Jason Greene and other core contributors as they review the latest technology in the JBoss Community’s application server.

In this session, you will learn about:

  •  Servlet 3.1
  • JSON-P
  • Concurrency
  • Updates to Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI)
  • New minimal distribution footprint
  • Management capabilities such as role based access control

Watch the first part of the series for an overview of WildFly, and register now to join us for part two.


Jason Greene, principal software engineer and WildFly project lead, Red Hat
Jason leads the WildFly project, a popular open source application development platform. He is a member of the Java Community Process (JCP) and the expert group of the Java EE and Contexts and Dependency Injection specifications. During his tenure at Red Hat, he has worked in many areas of Red Hat JBoss Middleware, including the application server, clustering, web services, aspect-oriented programming (AOP), and security. His interests include concurrency, distributed computing, hardware, and programming language design.

Stuart Douglas, senior software engineer, Red Hat
Stuart has worked as a senior software engineer at Red Hat since 2011. He is author of the Undertow web server and a member of the WildFly application server team, working on all things Java EE. Prior to working at Red Hat, Stuart developed applications for the financial planning industry using Java EE.

Brian Stansberry, principal software engineer, Red Hat
Brian started working on JBoss technologies in 2003 and joined the company in 2005.  He currently works as a core engineer on JBoss Application Server, leading the development of the administration and management capabilities in WildFly and JBoss EAP 6.  Previously, he was the technical lead for the application server’s high availability clustering features.  Brian’s background is in international business and East Asian studies, with a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State and a master’s degree from Stanford.  Before getting bitten by the software bug, Brian had a successful career in corporate finance in the semiconductor industry.



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