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Igor Polevoy: JavaLite ecosystem
The JavaLite ecosystem enables developers to build scalable and performant systems at lighting speed. It combines lightweight patterns found in modern web app frameworks in languages such as Ruby, Python and JavaScript with the power of the Java language, its ecosystem and the JVM. Tech companies like AmazonWS, Humana, Groupon, Yahoo!, Edovo use JavaLite to give productivity and fun back to developers while using the established patterns they already know. Come learn the basics of building modern systems form accessing of database with almost node code and no configuration, the web code reload on the fly and more. Bio: Igor Polevoy has been a Java developer since the 90s. Igor has recently been the CTO of a local Chicago startup and a founder of another tech startup ExpressPigeon. Igor founded JavaLite in 2009 and since then led large projects based on it at Humana, Groupon and Edovo.

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