Brendan Eich surveys interesting developments in the Web platform, analysing emergent trends, and making some predictions.
Stefan Fochler shares best practices on using Ember.js to master the needs of real-world web applications, discussing what worked well and what didn't.
Kevin Lamping presents patterns for writing CSS for very large websites.
Jeff Scott Brown discusses Groovy’s runtime metaprogramming capabilities and the Meta Object Protocol (MOP).
Dan Woods discusses using Spring Integration and design patterns to implement a message-driven architecture in Grails to allow for better modularity, scalability, and code reusability.
Steve Pember discusses creating Grails applications integrating message broker technologies, especially RabbitMQ, and applying SOA principles.
Philipp Haller introduces Scala Async for asynchronous I/O with Futures and Promises.
Thomas Herrmann discusses the advantages, challenges and lessons learned in building a multimedia-heavy, interactive HTML5 application with Ember.js.
Paul King presents working with databases in Groovy, covering datasets, GMongo, Neo4J, raw JDBC, Groovy-SQL, CRUD, Hibernate, caching, Spring Data technologies, etc.
Graeme Rocher presents the latest additions to Grails including a walk through of the features included Grails 2.3 and upcoming in Grails 3.0.