Ryan Vanderwerf explains how to create and deploy a Grails application on AWS VPC using various services such as RDS, S3, autoscaling, S3FS, EBS, etc.
Heather Miller presents attempts at better supporting distributed programming in Scala, including a new fast pickling framework designed for Scala, as well as Spores - composable pieces of mobile functional behaviour.
Graeme Rocher talks through the latest Async features offered by Grails and how they can be used to create non-blocking REST APIs.
Rob Fletcher explains how to use Vert.x, WebSockets, continuous unit testing and headless end-to-end testing to create one-page applications in Grails.
Marco Vermeulen showcases using BDD and Cucumber to develop GVM, an open source tool for managing parallel SDK versions.
Eugene Burmako introduces Scala macros, starting with the initial design and the actual release in production in Scala 2.10, addressing Scala macro system use cases and patterns.
Jeff Scott Brown explains how to write polyglot applications with Grails, focusing on what it takes to add support for Scala, Clojure and other languages.
Jeff Beck shows how to use Codenarc, Cobertura, JSLint, and other tools to perform static analysis on Grails applications.
Stephane Maldini on addressing several issues concerning web applications written with Grails: scrolling large data sets without blocking, streaming to the browser, scale Grails in the cloud, etc.
David Pollak presents Lift's design and how the same design decisions were applied to Clojure/ClojureScript/AngularJS. Lift is a web framework with support for server-push.
Rich Hickey presents the motivation, design and use of the Clojure core.async library, the reasons for choosing the CSP approach and how it helps to structure applications.