Dan North and Jessica Kerr make a journey through complexity. At the other side we may find simplicity, or we may find the light at the end of the tunnel is just another oncoming ESB.
Peter Niederwieser shows how Spock can be used for integration testing of Spring applications, and how combining it with Geb yields a powerful solution for acceptance testing of web applications.
Or Arbel discusses how Yo's platform enables developers and users to communicate using push notifications.
Michael Garvey discusses about understanding of common challenges, and learning strategies, principles and practices to overcome them and craft better design for your interfaces.
Graeme Rocher shows how one can leverage key technologies from the Groovy and Grails communities to become even more productive with Spring Boot.
Guillaume Laforge presents the latest Groovy 2.3 release with its new features and performance improvements: "traits", new markup-based template engine, new code transformations, and more.
Mike Beltzner describes the tools and techniques used to keep Pinterest's platform stable and responsive. Garrett Moon dives into the technology they developed.
Marius Eriksen explains Twitter's experiences with functional programming (with Scala) @ Twitter: where functional techniques worked and where not. Also: how the Scala language has scaled with Twitter
The authors discuss property based testing from the basics to advanced techniques (custom data generators, performance tests, basing data generation on samples from production data,...).
The authors demonstrate Apache Tomcat's stability under high load, describe some do's (and some don'ts!), explain how to performance test a Servlet-based application, etc.
Craig Walls presents the latest that Spring Social has to offer, including integration with Spring Security, automatic reconnect, and a dramatically simpler configuration model using Spring Boot.
The authors focus on POJO persistence over Cassandra, including automatic Cassandra schema generation and Spring context configuration using both XML and Java.