April 28th, 2009
It's April and spring is here (or at least it's supposed to be). So it's time to take a RESTful break from the monotony and join our IBM crew as we welcome Roland Barcia
, IBM Senior Technical Staff Member and published expert on Web 2.0 technologies. Be sure to join us and get sMash'd with all the latest in the need-to-know world of Web 2.0, WebSphere, and PHP.
Roland Barcia is a Senior Technical Staff Member (STSM) and Lead Web 2.0 Architect within IBM Software Services for WebSphere. He is the coauthor of the book IBM WebSphere: Deployment and Advanced Configuration. He has published over 40 articles and papers on topics such as Java Persistence, Ajax, REST, JavaServer Faces, and Messaging Technologies. He frequently presents at conferences and customers on various technologies. He has spent the past 10 years implementing middleware systems on various platforms, including Sockets, CORBA, Java EE, SOA, and most recently the Web 2.0[nd]based platform called Project Zero. He has a Masters Degree in Computer Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Roland maintains a blog called Web 2.0 and Middleware