Aloha TechHuians! If you have been hearing about
- Optimize image/css downloads with built-in Resource Bundle
- Easily add Internationalization (I18N) support to your app
- Step through live AJAX code with a Java Debugger
- View code changes immediately without re-compiling
- Reuse UI components across projects
- Test with JUnit
If you are wondering whether this technology is mature enough for serious development, take a look at existing projects that are being implemented in GWT:
Google has been working on a series of new features that make GWT even more attractive. Here is a list of more notable ones:
If you do decide to give it a try, there is plenty of material on the web to get started. Here is a list of some useful sites:
- Google Web Toolkit Blog covers most notable new features.
- GWT Forum hosted by Google Groups, with almost 20,000 members and 90,000 discussions, is a great place to get answers.
As for printed books,
GWT in Action
GWT in Practice
probably cover most of GWT development grounds. Here is a link to original presentation slides used for TechHui conference GWT panel
GWT Presentation PDF
Thank you for reading and Aloha!
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