History and Future of Google Web Toolkit (GWT)

The Google Web Toolkit is an open source development toolkit for building and optimizing complex browser-based applications with Java. Its goal is to enable productive development of high-performance web applications without the developer having to be an expert in browser quirks, XMLHttpRequest, and JavaScript. This video presents a history of the GWT project, the exciting new features in the GWT 2.5 release and where Google plan to take GWT in the future.