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Practical Spring Data Neo4j 3.0 with Spring Boot

During this meetup, Michael and Josh will show how easy it is to get started with Spring Data Neo4j using Spring Boot. We will introduce the Neo4j NoSQL graph database and the Spring Data integration library.

Michael will discuss the general approach used in Spring Data Neo4j and highlight the new features of the newly released version 3.0 which now works with Neo4j 2.0. 

Using a practical example application which combines a lot of different technologies – Spring Boot, Spring Social, Spring Data Neo4j and Spring Data Rest – we will explore how they
all come together to create an import and analytics application for tweets in just a few lines of code.

6:00 - 6:30 - Networking
6:30 - 7:30 - Practical Spring Data Neo4j 3.0 with Spring Boot with Josh Long, Spring Developer Advocate at Pivotal, and Michael Hunger, Neo4j Developer Evangelist at Neo Technology
7:30 - 8:00 - Q&A
8:00 - 8:30 - Networking

SPEAKERS: Josh Long, Spring Developer Advocate at Pivotal
Josh Long is the Spring developer advocate, an editor on the Java queue for, and the lead author on several books, including Apress, Spring Recipes, 2nd Edition. Josh has spoken at many different industry conferences internationally including TheServerSide Java Symposium, SpringOne, OSCON, JavaZone, Devoxx, Java2Days and many others. When he's not hacking on code for SpringSource, he can be found at the local Java User Group or at the local coffee shop. Josh likes solutions that push the boundaries of the technologies that enable them. His interests include scalability, BPM, grid processing, mobile computing and so-called "smart" systems. He blogs at and tweets at @starbuxman.

Michael Hunger, Neo4j Developer Evangelist at Neo Technology
Michael Hunger has been passionate about software development for a long time. He is particularly interested in the people who develop software, software craftsmanship, programming languages, and improving code. For the last few years he has been working with Neo Technology on the Neo4j graph database. As the project lead of Spring Data Neo4j he helped developing the idea to become a convenient and complete solution for object graph mapping. He is also taking care of Neo4j cloud hosting efforts. Michael now takes care of the Neo4j community in all regards and is involved with activities in all parts of the company. Good relationships are everywhere in Michael's life. His life concerns his family and children, running his coffee shop and co-working-space, having fun in the depths of a text-based multi-user dungeon, tinkering with and without Lego and much more. As a developer Michael loves to work with many aspects of programming languages, learning new things every day, participating in exciting and ambitious open source projects and contributing and writing software related books and articles. Michael is also an active speaker at conferences and events and a longtime editor at InfoQ.

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  • Hugo da C.

    Very dynamic and knowledgeable speakers

    1 · May 8, 2014

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