Jamie Allen describes three patterns using Akka actors: handling a lack of guaranteed delivery, distributing tasks to worker actors and implementing distributed workers in an Akka cluster.
Jon Neale, Ragnar Dahlen discuss the challenges dealing with large Clojure legacy code at uSwitch.
Renzo Borgatti discusses implementing parallel solutions with reducers in Clojure, doing live coding that show what functional abstractions are involved and why.
Andrew Crump shows how to deploy and scale applications written in a variety of languages (including Clojure and Erlang) to Cloud Foundry.
Baruch Sadogursky discusses creating DSLs which support plugins written both in Groovy or Java, addressing good public API design practices, security, and classpath isolation.
Ramnivas Laddad and Arjen Poutsma discuss the Spring Scala project and its features, demoing a real REST-based application with a Spring and Scala backend and AngularJS frontend.
Andrey Cheptsov explores some of the IntelliJ IDEA’s tricky features helping Groovy&Grails developers to be more productive.
Bobby Warner discusses the features available in Grails 2.3 to build RESTful APIs.
Mridula Jayaraman shares from her experience developing a next generation sequencing solution used to customize cancer treatment based on patient's genetic makeup.
Jessica Kerr introduces a different way of thinking about I/O, delaying all side-effects to the end, illustrating manipulating code as data, and at the same time letting data influence the code.
Greg Turnquist demoes using Spring Mail, Security, REST, GridFS, Bootstrap and jQuery in a production grade Grails application.