Java (EE) in 2016 - A Community Conversation with Adam Bien

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Welcome to the first UmeJUG of 2016!

We will be doing a remote talk with Adam Bien. Adam is a Java Champion ( and Rock Star ( and have written several books on JEE ( He is also organizing the popular Java related workshops Airhacks ( which several Umeå developers has attended.

Adam will try to answer these questions and more:

- What do you think a typical web application should look like? How should it be built?

- When using REST, which level of REST is appropriate when, is HATEOAS something to strive for, how to implement it?

- Which patterns do you recommend, hexagonal architecture, layers, ...?

- What do you think of the DDD strategic and tactical patterns?

- Microservices vs right-sized services, is transactions over several services always a bad idea?

- When use JSF? Is it still useful?