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01:31:49

Groovy in 2014 and beyond

Posted by Guillaume Laforge  on  Jan 10, 2015

Guillaume Laforge presents the latest Groovy 2.3 release with its new features and performance improvements: "traits", new markup-based template engine, new code transformations, and more.

48:36

Functional Systems @ Twitter

Posted by Marius Eriksen  on  Jan 09, 2015

Marius Eriksen explains Twitter's experiences with functional programming (with Scala) @ Twitter: where functional techniques worked and where not. Also: how the Scala language has scaled with Twitter

01:15:29

Groovy for System Administrators

Posted by Dan Woods  on  Jan 03, 2015

Daniel Woods discusses Enterprise Operations which is seeing a shift in the management paradigm of infrastructure.

42:05

Why Spark Is the Next Top (Compute) Model

Posted by Dean Wampler  on  Dec 15, 2014

Dean Wampler argues that Spark/Scala is a better data processing engine than MapReduce/Java because tools inspired by mathematics, such as FP, are ideal tools for working with data.

01:16:42

How to Get Groovy with Java 8

Posted by Peter Ledbrook  on  Dec 06, 2014

Peter Ledbrook discusses the impact of the Java 8 language changes on Groovy applications and if Groovy still provides an edge in terms of developer productivity.

01:22:01

Experiences Using Grails in a Microservice Architecture

Posted by Jeff Beck  on  Dec 06, 2014

Jeff Beck describes how Grails fits into a larger polyglot architecture and goes through his team's experiences building and maintaining these micro services.

01:23:03

Android and Groovy, a Winning Pair?

Posted by Cedric Champeau  on  Dec 06, 2014

Cedric Champeau tries to answer the question: "Android developers are used to develop applications in Java, so why Groovy, a JVM language, wouldn't be usable for Android development too?"

01:02:52

Reactive APIs in Spray, Akka and Scala

Posted by Jan Machacek  on  Nov 23, 2014

Jan Machacek demos creating and using reactive APIs in Scala with Spray and Akka.

01:28:09

Clojure Is the New C

Posted by Robert Martin  on  Nov 16, 2014 7

Robert Martin argues that Clojure is a replacement for C with its simple syntax and minimal semantics.

01:07:18

SpringOne Technical Keynote 1

Posted by Hugh Williams,Juergen Hoeller,Dave Syer,Graeme Rocher,Andrew Glover  on  Nov 02, 2014

Opening Night Keynote from SpringOne 2GX 2014. Topics include Spring IO and Microservices, Groovy 2.3 and 2.4 and Grails 3.0 plans.

56:56

Teach Your Eye to Eat (Clojure)

Posted by Mario Aquino  on  Oct 02, 2014 1

Mario Aquino discusses the structure and organization of Clojure's Lisp syntax as well as special forms in the language for declaring data structures.

01:11:36

Refactoring in Java, Scala, and Clojure

Posted by Glen Peterson  on  Aug 02, 2014 2

Glen Peterson uses the Expression Problem to compare refactoring in Java, Scala and Clojure, showing how traits minimize changes in Scala when an interface changes and how Clojure avoids some issues.

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