WANT TO LEARN MORE? THEN CHECK OUT OUR EVENTS IN 2012!
GROOVY & GRAILS EXCHANGE 2012
Skills Matter is happy to announce the 6th annual Groovy & Grails eXchange on Dec 12-13th 2012
. Join us for 2 days of talks, open-space discussions and brainstorming with core committers and leading experts, including Guillaume LaForge, Graeme Rocher, Peter Ledbrook and may others, to learn and share the latest innovative ideas, best tools and practices for enterprise web
development with Groovy and Grails.
Hans Dockter's Core Gradle
In this intensive and highly practical 3-day Gradle course, you will become familiar with all major concepts of Gradle and how to best use Gradle for simple as well as complex build scenarios. This course is packed with hands-on exercises. You
will learn about the basic language elements of the Gradle Domain Specific Language (DSL), how to use Gradle's build-by-convention for plain Java and Java web projects, and how to use the Gradle plugin system. You will find out how easy it is to customize your build. You will learn about Gradle's mighty dependency management. This 3-day Gradle course has been developed by Gradle’s founder and Project lead Hans Dockter. Find out more here
Agile Testing & BDD eXchange 2012
The 2011 Agile Testing & BDD eXchange was completely sold out -- don't miss your chance to get tickets for the hottest event of the year on Agile Testing and Behaviour Driven Development. Gojko Adzic is working with us to put together the best eXchnage yet! Sign up and get updates here here
Gojko Adzic's Test Driven Development Workshop
Gojko Adzic's two day workshop on Test Driven Development (TDD) enables you to experience and learn test driven development by doing it. You will be immersed in a realistic TDD project, allowing you to learn the practices and principles of test driven development and try them out in practice. Through facilitated exercises and discussion, you will experience two days of working on an agile test-driven team. You will use and learn basic Test Driven Development practices including unit testing, refactoring and related agile practices such as continuous integration and pair programming. You will understand the reasons behind TDD and experience its benefits first-hand. Find out more here
Dierk Koenig's Practical Groovy for Developers
Join this workshop to get proficient with Groovy, Java's dynamic friend.
Groovy has become the de-facto standard for dynamic programming on the Java platform. This workshop introduces you to Groovy and its areas of applicability with real-world examples.
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Dierk Koenig's Practical Grails for Developers
Join Dierk and learn how to build industrial-strength web applications for the JVM. Grails is the rising web application platform for the Java Enterprise Edition. This tutorial introduces application development with Grails by real-world examples.We start with basic, database-oriented web applications that we extend and finish in the course of the workshop – following the best practices that make real Grails projects successful. Our code will be mainly in Groovy, optionally enriched with Java. Grails gives us a seamless integration between both together with sophisticated IDE support.
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