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Sean Brydon

Sean is an engineer with Sun Microsystems where he is the technical lead for the Java BluePrints program. He has been involved with the Java BluePrints since its inception. He is an author of the Addison-Wesley Java-series books, Designing Enterprise Applications with the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (now in second edition) and Designing Web Services with the J2EE 1.4 Platform (expected in Spring 2004). He is a regular speaker on enterprise application design.


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JavaOne 2007 talk on Blueprints for Mashups: Practical Strategies, Tips, and Code for Designing and Building

Posted by sean_brydon on May 7, 2007 at 5:39 PM PDT

If you are attending JavaOne 2007 and are interested in learning more about mashups, the talk titled Blueprints for Mashups: Practical Strategies, Tips, and Code for Designing and Building (TS-6676) should be a good talk to attend. Its on Thursday May 10, 2007 10:55 to 11:55. The speakers are Sean Brydon (me), Mark Basler, and Gregory Murray.

Free Online JavaOne 2006 BluePrints Talk for Building Ajax and Java Web Applications on Java EE 5

Posted by sean_brydon on October 25, 2006 at 12:40 PM PDT

The Java BluePrints talk for JavaOne 2006 is online and free. The talk, "Java BluePrints for Ajax-Enabled Web 2.0 Applications", discusses design choices for building a web application on the Java EE 5 platform.

Need a Reference Application or BluePrint for AJAX and Java?

Posted by sean_brydon on May 11, 2006 at 6:42 PM PDT

Designing and building a web application using AJAX and Java EE 5 can present a lot of challenges to developers:

  • how much AJAX to use and where to use it
  • how to apply Model View Contoller and other design patterns
  • how to build your domain model with Java Persistence APIs
  • whether to return XML or HTML or JSON to service XMLHttpRequests
  • how to leverage R

Java BluePrints for AJAX New Online Solutions Catalog

Posted by sean_brydon on April 26, 2006 at 8:18 PM PDT

As part of the Java BluePrints we have been investigating and experimenting with the programming model for using AJAX on Java EE 5. One programming model we have been covering is using Java Server Faces (JSF) with AJAX. For example, how to design a JSF component library around an AJAX library like DOJO toolkit.