Bobby Warner discusses the features available in Grails 2.3 to build RESTful APIs.
Greg Turnquist demoes using Spring Mail, Security, REST, GridFS, Bootstrap and jQuery in a production grade Grails application.
Jafar Husain explains how Netflix uses reactive programming to build and consume REST endpoints, and how they work around the limitations of the HTTP protocol to create high-performance REST APIs.
Kiran Prasad discusses what impact mobile has on architecture, explaining how HTML5 and Node.js can help, and sharing how to use these technologies effectively at scale.
Pieter Hintjens explains the basic techniques for building very large distributed systems using fast asynchronous messaging in general, and ZeroMQ specifically.
Scott Ambler explains the pros/cons of daily just-in-time architectural modeling and a TDD approach to design level, advising through examples on integrating these techniques into development.
Ken Kousen advises Java developers how to do similar tasks in Groovy: building and testing applications, accessing both relational and NoSQL databases, accessing web services, and more.
Burt Beckwith discusses performing transactions in Grails, covering services, customizing transaction attributes (isolation, propagation levels), two-phase commit, using JMS, and testing the code.
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.
Josh Wills discusses using Hadoop technologies to build real-time data analysis models with a focus on strategies for data integration, large-scale machine learning, and experimentation.