Talk 1: Google App Engine Development: Java, Data Models, and other things you should know
(Navin Kumar, CTO of Socialwok.com) http://www.linkedin.com/pub/navin-kumar/3/100/a08
Description: Google AppEngine is a cloud architecture designed to run and scale your own web applications. It makes it easy to develop applications, and with the introduction of Java language support, allows you to develop using the standard servlet development model and along with GWT allows end-to-end Java development of powerful Ajax-based web applications. Here we will describe the tips and tricks that are used to develop Socialwok, a rich,on-demand enterprise microblogging platform, which is deployed on Google AppEngine using the Java language support. Finally we will introduce a neat example that illustrates some of the tricks that can be used on AppEngine to develop your own applications.