Gavin King is a Distinguished Engineer at Red Hat. He is the creator of Hibernate, a popular object/relational persistence solution for Java, the Ceylon programming language, and the Seam Framework, an application framework for enterprise Java. He's contributed to the Java Community Process as JBoss and then Red Hat representative for the EJB and JPA specifications and as spec lead and author of the CDI specification.
Gavin now helps lead the Quarkus project, focusing on data access technologies and developer usability experience.
To celebrate the recent release of Ceylon 1.0, we're putting on a one-day free conference in Paris on Friday, January 24.
This is the second release of the Ceylon compiler and other command line tools.
Great, I'm finally able to write, compile, and run Ceylon code that uses Java libraries from within Ceylon IDE:
Haha! Try compiling this Java code: