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  • Q&A and Book Review of Software Development Metrics

    by Ben Linders on  Oct 12, 2015

    The book Software Development Metrics by Dave Nicolette explores how to use metrics to track and guide software development. It explains how different development approaches and process models, like traditional waterfall-based or iterative agile software development, affect the choice and usage of metrics. It describes metrics that can be used for steering work and for managing improvement.

  • Build High Performance JVM Microservices with Ratpack & Spring Boot

    by Dan Woods on  Jul 28, 2015 18

    Ratpack and Spring Boot offer powerful platforms in the JVM ecosystem for building microservices that garner an unparalleled merger of performance and extensibility. Ratpack microservices and Spring Boot's convention-over-configuration succinctly leverage Spring Data to create data driven RESTful HTTP APIs in a lightweight, cloud native deployment.

  • Interview and Book Review: BDD In Action

    by Craig Smith on  May 10, 2015 4

    "BDD In Action" is a book that aims to cover the full spectrum of BDD practices from requirements through to the development of production code backed by executable specifications and automated tests.

Introduction to Interface-Driven Development Using Swagger and Scalatra

Posted by Dave Hrycyszyn on  Nov 06, 2012

Scalatra is a lightweight but full-featured MVC framework with a lively community and having started as a port of Sinatra it has gained capabilities such as an Atmosphere integration and Akka support. 2

Grails Best Practices

Posted by Amit Jain on  Apr 03, 2012

Basic best practices for Grails projects gathered from mailing list, Stack Overflow, blogs, podcasts and internal discussions at IntelliGrape, categorized under controller, service, domain, views... 4 Switching from Java to Scala

Posted by Charles Humble on  Apr 04, 2011

Citing a need to be able to respond faster to events, and disappointment in both feature set and timeframe for Java 7, the team is using Scala rather than Java for new projects. 12

Interview and Book Excerpt: Dave Klein's Grails A Quick-Start Guide

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Jun 04, 2010

In this book review of Grails A Quick-Start Guide, InfoQ spoke with author Dave Klein about best practices when using Grails for web application development and the tool support.

Unit and Integration Testing for GWT Applications

Posted by Bertrand Paquet and Gael Lazzari on  Apr 19, 2010

Bertrand Paquet and Gael Lazzari of Octo Technology explore Unit Testing GWT applications and introduce their own open source gwt-test-utils framework. 2

Creating and Extending Apache Wicket Web Applications

Posted by Krzysztof Śmigielski on  Nov 02, 2009

Apache Wicket is a powerful, light-weight component-based web application framework with strong separation of presentation and business logic. 1

Virtual Panel: Evolution of JavaScript Frameworks for HTML 5

Posted by Dio Synodinos on  May 08, 2009

In this virtual panel the creators and core developers of Dojo, YUI, Prototype,, MooTools and GWT talk about the evolution of JavaScript for the new API's that are exposed with HTML 5 2

Writing JEE applications with Grails and Flex

Posted by Maarten Winkels on  Nov 03, 2008

Grails and Flex both have significant advantages in different parts of the software stack. In this new article you will learn how they can be combined to take advantage of each's strengths. 11

Interview and Book Excerpt: Pro Web 2.0 Application Development with GWT

Posted by Scott Delap on  Sep 17, 2008

Jeff Dwyer discusses his new book, GWT 1.5, and creating searchable Ajax applications. 1

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