2 DAY CONFERENCE

Groovy & Grails eXchange 2014

Topics covered at #ggx

Thursday, 11th - Friday, 12th December in London

15 experts spoke.

Overview

Programme

With the help of Peter Ledbrook, we are excited to present this year's line-up. Guillaume LaForge will keynote on the latest in the Groovy world and will give insights on the road ahead. We are also fortunate to welcome the likes of Russell Winder, Jeff Brown, and Cedric Champeau.

If you'd like to support or sponsor this conference, we'd love to hear from you! You can find our sponsorship options here.

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Programme

Day 1: Groovy and Grails eXchange

Pick your sessions!

Track Track One Track Two
09:00

Registration and Welcome

09:30

Keynote: What's up in the Groovy world?

Guillaume LaForge


ggx groovy grails
10:30

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

10:45

Groovy for Java developers

Peter Ledbrook


groovy grails ggx java

Groovy AST Transformations And Type Checking Extensions

Jeff Brown


ggx groovy ast grails spock
11:30

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

11:45

Spocktacular Testing

Russel Winder


groovy grails ggx spock testing

Feed Your Grails Karma

Vladimír Oraný


ggx groovy grails javascript karma jasmine angularjs bower asset-pipeline
12:30

Lunch

13:30

Gradle: Harder, Better, Stronger, Faster

Markus Schlichting


ggx groovy grails gradle

Stateless authentication for microservices

Alvaro Sanchez-Mariscal


ggx groovy grails rest angularjs spring-security
14:15

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

14:30

Behind the scenes: the new Groovy website

Guillaume LaForge


ggx groovy grails gradle asciidoctor teamcity

Developing API Platform in Groovy at Rakuten

Shuichi Suzuki


ggx groovy grails api
15:15

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

15:30

Groovy VFS

Schalk Cronjé


ggx groovy grails gradle vsf

Running an Open Source Project

Marcin Erdmann


ggx groovy grails geb ratpack
16:15

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

16:30

Modular Monoliths with Grails 3 and Spring Boot

Lari Hotari


ggx grails grails-3 spring-boot microservices

GPars 2014

Russel Winder


ggx groovy grails gpars
17:15

Beer & Pizza

17:30

Park Bench Discussion

18:15

To The Pub!

Day 2: Groovy and Grails eXchange

Pick your sessions!

Track Track One Hackergarten
09:00

Registration and Welcome

09:30

Keynote: Grails 3.0 Preview

Graeme Rocher


grails ggx grails-3.0
10:30

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

10:45

Groovy and Android: a winning pair

Guillaume LaForge


ggx groovy grails android mobile

Hack Session


ggx groovy grails
11:30

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

11:45

Grails and the real-time world

Iván López


ggx groovy grails messaging scalability spring-integration websockets xmpp

Hack Session


ggx groovy grails
12:30

Lunch

13:30

Micro Service Architecture with Spring Boot and Groovy

Marco Vermeulen


ggx groovy grails spring spring-boot microservices bdd cucumber

Hack Session


ggx groovy grails
14:15

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

14:30

RESTful Grails 2

Jeff Brown


ggx groovy grails grails-2.0 rest metaprogramming

Hack Session


ggx groovy grails
15:15

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

15:30

Forces on Groovy Architecture

David Dawson


ggx groovy grails software-architecture microservices soa

Hack Session


ggx groovy grails
16:15

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

16:30

Groovy, with style

Guillaume LaForge


groovy grails ggx

Hack Session


ggx groovy grails
Sponsors

Skills Matter's community conferences are made possible thanks to our passionate community - who constantly feed us with their ideas - and thanks to the generous support of our amazing partners, who help us keep tickets affordable, organize great workshops and are keen to meet you at their booths, to share their projects, tools and frameworks with you.

To learn more about our partners, click on their logo!

If you are interested in being a sponsor of this event, we'd love to hear from you!

Click here if you are interested in a downloadable PDF outlining sponsorship opportunities, or contact the team by email sponsors@skillsmatter.com.

Available Packages

    • 64-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Engage with the Groovy & Grails eXchange community! Show off your team, projects, tools or devices at your #ggx conference booth!

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (large) on the Groovy & Grails eXchange web pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com
      • Your logo (large) on all in-venue conference banners
      • Visibility of your brand and your support for the Groovy & Grails eXchange in regular social media updates.
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your own booth at Groovy & Grails eXchange (160x80cm)
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the Groovy & Grails eXchange post-conference newsletter
      • Two items (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in all Groovy & Grails eXchange swag bags
      • 10 free tickets to the conference which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).
    • 32-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (medium) on the Groovy & Grails eXchange web pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com
      • Your logo (medium) on all in-venue conference banners
      • Visibility of your brand and your support for the Groovy & Grails eXchange in regular social media updates.
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the Groovy & Grails eXchange post-conference newsletter
      • One item (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in all Groovy & Grails eXchange swag bags
      • 5 free tickets to the conference which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).
    • 16-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (small) on the Groovy & Grails eXchange web pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners


    • GGX 2014 AFTER-PARTY SPONSOR
    • Give the Groovy and Grails eXchange attendees a night to remember by sponsoring the after party! Included in the package:

      • Your logo on the Groovy and Grails eXchange sponsors page on skillsmatter.com
      • All additional benefits of the 32 bit package

      Only 2 packages are available so book now!

    • GGX T-SHIRT SPONSORSHIP
    • Be remembered! Have your logo printed on all Groovy & Grails eXchange t-shirts, provided to all conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on 125 #ggx t-shirts
      • Exclusive to one t-shirt sponsor only!

To discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact the team:

Thanks to our sponsors

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