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.
Dan Woods talks about Ratpack, a high-through, reactive, non-blocking web framework for Java 8. He showcases the framework's features and explains how to write applications with Ratpack.
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.
Alex Heusingfeld, Martin Eigenbrodt discuss some of the challenges creating microservices on JVM stacks with examples using Dropwizard, Spring Cloud and Play2 Scala.
David Dawson explains how to build a Grails application based on a hexagonal architecture.
Baruch Sadogursky discusses how to maintain Grails plug-ins that play well with other plug-ins existing in the ecosystem.
Ken Kousen discusses combining various technologies: Groovy, Ratpack, MongoDB, Grails, REST.
Fabrice Matrat shows how advanced architectural libraries, such as cujoJS and RaveJS, provide parallels to many of the concepts people love in Grails.