Conference Papers and Slides

Xbeans have been presented at many conferences and various articles have been written about Xbeans. Here's a partial listing:

Xbeans were presented at the Complete Programmer's Rocky Mountain Software Symposium. The presentation is available here.
  Xbeans were presented at the XML One Web Services Conference in Boston Massachusetts. The presentation is available here. 
  Xbeans were presented at the 2001 O'Reilly Open Source Conference in San Diego. The presentation is available here.
John O'Donahue writes about Xbeans as "The New Face of Java Beans".
"Distributed Xbean Applications" was presented at the 2nd International Symposium on Distributed Objects and Applications, September 22, 2000, Antwerp, Belgium.  This paper has interesting performance numbers for transmitting XML "over-the-wire". The paper is available here. The presentation is available here.
  Xbean Distributed Applications presented at Xtech 2000 in San Jose, February 27-March 2, 2000. The presentation is available here. 

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Lowering the bar of the DOM API
A few easy steps to begin accessing XML data in Java

Read about Xbean-based distributed applications in the February, 2000 JavaWorld.   
Xbeans were presented at XML Europe 2000 in Paris, France. June 12-16, 2000. The presentation is available here. 
Xbeans presented at XMLDevCon Conferences in 2000 and 2001 in New York City and San Jose, California. The presentations are available here and here.