Colin Harrington explores what it means to use a framework such as Grails as a power player on embedded Linux devices for IoT & home automation applications.
Jeff Brown presents Grails 3, which includes a lot of features and functionality related to building RESTful services.
Graeme Rocher takes a deep dive into the internals of Grails 3.x and reveals some hidden features and gems that you can take advantage of when developing your own Grails applications and plugins.
Jeff Brown discusses how Grails is very well suited for a microservice based architecture, that can result in applications which are easier to build, to test, to extend and to adapt to requirements.
Graeme Rocher, the Grails project lead, discusses the latest release of Grails and what is coming up during the course of the next year, covering all the new features of Grails 3.
The keynote speakers cover the current status of various Spring projects - Grails, Groovy, Cloud, etc.-, what has been done so far and what are the plans for the near future.
Jessica Kerr covers some of the concurrency tools existing in JVM languages including ExecutorService, Futures, Akka actors, and core.async coroutines, providing advice on writing deadlock-free code.
David Tanzer introduces Clojure and ClojureScript, discussing the language basics and some libraries useful for writing real applications.
Tal Weiss explores five crucial Java techniques for distributed debugging and some of the pitfalls that make bug resolution much harder, and can even lead to downtime.
The panelists discuss the Scala compiler fork (typelevel.org): Is this a positive and natural outgrowth of a growing language or will this development cause irreparable rifts in the Scala community?
Marc Hoffmann explores the technical details of compiled lambda expressions and method references which come with several performance benefits and could also be used for other JVM languages.
Stuart Halloway discusses the design of core.async and some of its capabilities: channels, put and take, go blocks, alts! and alts!!, timeouts, showing their use through code.