Broadleaf Commerce, LLC, a privately held company that provides an enterprise open source eCommerce solution, has announced that Brian Polster, CTO of Broadleaf Commerce, will speak about the development of its eCommerce solution at Dallas TechFest 2009. The presentation will cover specific topics such as leveraging Spring Security for common web security needs, using JPA to define an extensible domain, creating extensible Spring Services, and other findings related to starting or contributing to an open source project.

Dallas TechFest 2009 is a full-day conference offering sessions on a broad array of technologies. The conference will be held on Fri., June 19, 2009 at The Westin Stonebriar Resort in Frisco, TX from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Go to to learn more.

"This event is a great opportunity for us to educate the developer community on open source technology and specifically how it's being used for eCommerce," said Brian Polster, CTO with Broadleaf Commerce.

Broadleaf Commerce uses a robust, extensible architecture that enables customization and rapid development. It is built on the Spring Framework, which is the leading platform to build and run enterprise Java applications. By leveraging the Broadleaf Commerce solution, companies will benefit from key distinctions such as its low cost of ownership and best of breed open source frameworks. Broadleaf Commerce continues to focus on developing and enhancing its eCommerce platform in order to provide online retailers a cost-effective alternative to traditional software platforms.