Google Web Toolkit

If you already heard about GWT, you probably know that it is a platform for building Ajax applications using the Java programming language. But what exactly does such a platform offer over other Ajax libraries, and more importantly, what does it mean for the web application developer and their projects? This session goes through the many benefits of the GWT platform, backed up by code samples and examples, and relates them to developers who build applications and the users who use them. Prerequisites: None. Knowledge of Java is helpful.

Thomas Steiner

Thomas Steiner is a Customer Solutions Engineer with Google. His main interests these days are JavaScript, Ajax, (Google) APIs, and the social Web. In the past he has led several open source projects, like REST Describe & Compile (code generation for REST-based APIs) or APIlity (PHP client library for the AdWords API). Thomas' blog is located at