Adam Bien – Speaker interview


Adam Bien wrote several books about JavaFX, J2EE, and Java EE, he is the author of Real World Java EE Patterns—Rethinking Best Practices and Real World Java EE Night Hacks—Dissecting the Business Tier.


Talk: Use the platform and forget migrations


Q. Tell us a bit about yourself. What are your hobbies and interests?

I’m Adam Bien ( / @Twitter), I’m a Java developer / consultant with focus on Java EE, SE and Web.
I’m experimenting with Java / JavaScript in my leisure.


Q. Why did you select this topic for your session at Voxxed Days Cluj-Napoca 2017? 

Java EE backends become leaner and leaner and new developers are excited about Java EE productivity. The frontends become more and more bloated
and complex at the same time. In my session I will demonstrate what happens when you apply the ideas of the lean Java EE to the bloated frontend.
It is hard to explain with slides — so I will code the whole time without any frameworks, just with web standards.


Q. Who should attend your session? 

Developers who are sick to learn a new framework every 3 months and would like rather to focus on “getting things done”.


Q. What are the key things attendees will take away from your session? 

If you don’t understand it — delete it 🙂


Q. Aside from speaking at Voxxed Days Cluj-Napoca 2017, what is the year review look like for you?

It was a great year. Lots of interesting projects with a few conferences. I was able to record an online workshop:, start a podcast: and record the 42nd episode (the answer to all questions) of


Q. What are your plans for the next year?

Learn more, remove more inefficiencies, safe more time.



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