Chris Beams, Gunnar Hillert, and Rossen Stoyanchev make a thorough introduction to WebSockets and provide practical advice on using it in applications.
Ben Hale explains how to design and test a RESTful API with Spring MVC, providing an example of a simple game application showing the design principles used.
Jan Machacek introduces writing Scala applications to Spring developers, demoing using Akka actors with mix-in composition, higher-order functions, higher-order kinds, and REST API.
Jeff Brown presents what’s new in Grails 2.0, 2.1 and 2.2, and informs on the enhancements to be introduced with 2.3.
Adrian Colyer discusses the application architecture emerging these days defined by a departure from server-side apps to a model characterized by smart clients and services.
Adrian Colyer, Juergen Hoeller, Mark Pollack and Graeme Rocher present SpringSource’s Unifying Component Model, current developments regarding Big Data, and betting on Grails.