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DSL Evolution for Groovy Developers



Peter Bell explains DSLs, how to approach writing one, and especially how to evolve one over time using "fixing the API", "backwards compatibility", "versioning" and "automated evolution/checking”.


Peter Bell is CEO/CTO of SystemsForge. He has developed a Software Product Line for generating custom web applications that blends feature modeling, product line engineering and domain specific modeling. He writes and presents internationally on domain specific modeling, code generation, lean/agile development and dynamic scripting languages on the JVM such as Groovy and CFML. He also has a blog.

About the conference

SpringOne 2GX is a collocated event covering the entire Spring ecosystem and Groovy/Grails technologies. SpringOne 2GX is a one-of-a-kind conference for application developers, solution architects, web operations and IT teams who develop, deploy and manage business applications. This is the most important Java event of 2010, especially for anyone using Spring technologies, Groovy & Grails, or Tomcat. Whether you're building and running mission-critical business applications or designing the next killer cloud application, SpringOne 2GX will keep you up to date with the latest enterprise technology.

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Mar 02, 2011