GemStone Update

A review of what is new in GemStone over the past year and a preview of what is coming.

Bio: As a junior-high student in 1971, James Foster discovered the local university's computer lab and learned Basic, Fortran, and assembly. After trying other careers (commercial aviation and law), he returned to computer programming and was introduced to Object Oriented Programming on the Macintosh in the 1980s. Since then James has worked on large system (primarily in healthcare) and introduced agile practices to the teams he has lead. James has presented at OOPSLA and other technical conferences. James Foster is on the Smalltalk Engineering Team at GemStone Systems, Inc. and is an evangelist for the Seaside web framework.