Jafar Husain provides an inside look at the innovative Falcor, the open source JS data access framework that powers the Netflix UIs and the new UI design patterns it enables.
Brian Holt talks about React, performance issues, some general web performance tips, lessons learned while helping write m.reddit.com using React.
Brian Terlson discusses the changes in the ES2016 specification process and some of the likely candidates including async functions, SIMD, class property declarations, Typed Objects and more.
Scott Hickey works through a solution to the Bank OCR kata, using Groovy and functional programming techniques. The code uses recursion plus Groovy methods that support functional programming.
Paul King reviews some of the most useful of the Groovy built-in AST transformations. He talks about the internal workings of AST transformations and how to write your own.
Paul King reviews the features in Groovy which make it easy to work with databases - Groovy SQL, datasets -, and working with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB and Neo4J.
Ray Tsang shares his experience in writing a custom metrics collector plus an autoscaler using Groovy and Spring Boot, deployed as containerized microservices in Kubernetes.
Andrew Dunkman explains the basics of Chrome extension development, how to avoid an extension being automatically disabled when performing upgrades, and some unexpected Chrome hooks.
Ken Kousen demonstrates how one can add Groovy to Java applications and simplify his development job immediately.
Ken Kousen reviews the basic concepts of the Groovy Parallel Streams framework and demonstrates communicating sequential processes, promises, dataflow concurrency and concurrent collection processing.
Paul King presents examples of Groovy and its application: DSL, dynamic typing, extensible static type system, Android programming, concurrency, functional, frameworks and tools.