Ken Kousen introduces Gradle to Android developers and shows how easy it is to integrate into Android projects.
Lari Hotari discusses Grails 3's concept of application profiles for choosing a certain set of core plugins to use.
Enyo Kumahor shares software development stories from the African continent.
Kevlin Henney examines seven coding habits that are not as effective as many programmers — whether working with Java, .NET, native or scripting languages — might believe, and suggests alternatives.
Christophe Grand tells Clojure stories full of immutability, data over behavior, relational programming, declarativity, incrementalism, parallelism, collapsing abstractions, local state and more.
Nicolas Frankel discusses the pros and cons of unit testing and integration testing, and looks at the unique challenges posed by integration testing, presenting tools and techniques to deal with them.
Lari Hotari discusses how to optimize Grails' performance to get full benefits from it.
Jeff Scott Brown discusses the metaprogramming capabilities offered by Groovy, providing everything that developers needs to build systems that are far more capable than their all Java counterparts.
Bobby Warner discusses mobile automation and dives into the iOS and Android functional testing world using Groovy, Spock and Gradle.
Grails project lead Graeme Rocher demonstrates some less known, advanced features of GORM and explores the possibilities offered going beyond the relational database.
Alex Blewitt introduces the history behind Swift, why it was created, how it differs from Objective-C and how Swift is compiled and executed under the covers.
Russ Olsen tells the moon landing story and how it has affected the software development.