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Running Java, Play! and Scala Apps on the Cloud

Heroku is a Polyglot Cloud Application Platform that makes it easy to deploy Java, Play! and Scala apps on the cloud. Deployment is as simple as doing a "git push". This session will teach you how to deploy and scale Java, Play! and Scala apps on Heroku.

5:30 - 6:00 - Food/Network
6:00 - Intro/Sponsor
6:00 - 7:30 – Presentation/Q&A
7:30 - Close

About the Presenter:
James Ward ( is a Principal Developer Evangelist at Heroku. Today he focuses on teaching developers how to deploy Java, Play! and Scala apps to the cloud. James frequently presents at conferences around the world such as JavaOne, Devoxx, and many other Java get-­‐togethers. Along with Bruce Eckel, James co-­‐authored First Steps in Flex. He has also published numerous screencasts, blogs, and technical articles. Starting with Pascal and Assembly in the 80ʹ′s, James found his passion for writing code. Beginning in the 90ʹ′s he began doing web development with HTML, Perl/CGI, then Java. After building a Flex and Java based customer service portal in 2004 for Pillar Data Systems he became a Technical Evangelist for Flex at Adobe. You can find him tweeting as @_JamesWard, answering questions on and posting code at

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Event Details
Date & Time: 
Thu, 01/19/2012 - 5:30pm
ITT Tech
13 Airline Drive
Albany, NY 12205


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