2 DAY CONFERENCE

Groovy & Grails eXchange 2015

Topics covered at #ggx

Monday, 14th - Tuesday, 15th December in London

15 experts spoke.

Overview

Thank you!

Thank you for joining us at Groovy & Grails eXchange 2015! We had a terrific time, we hope you did too! A massive thanks to our great programme committee, all speakers, sponsors and to everyone who joined us this year!

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Programme

Day 1: Day 1

Monday 14th December

Track Track 1 Track 2
08:30

Welcome Break and Registration

09:00

Call me Apache Groovy

Cédric Champeau


groovy grails
10:00

Coffee & Tea

10:15

s/GVM/SDKMAN/g

Marco Vermeulen


sdkman groovy-environment-manager bash/zsh bdd poshgvm

Reactive...what's it all about?

Peter Ledbrook


cloud scalability reactive reactive-streams
11:00

Coffee & Tea

11:15

Idiomatic Gradle—Recipes for Plugin Authors

Schalk Cronjé


gradle plugin dsl stackoverflow gists mrhaki's-gradle-goodness

Rapid Web Application Development with Groovy & Ratpack

Andrey Adamovich


ratpack groovy api uis web-application-development-frameworks
12:00

Coffee & Tea

12:15
2

AST Transforms: Building a simple Game Engine DSL for kids

Tony Davidson and Fergal Dearle


coderdojo groovy game-engine-dsl mechanics-environment-extensions

Building reactive applications with the Grails 3 event system

Michael Plöd


groovy grails grails-3
13:00

Lunch

14:00

Groovy DevOps in the Cloud

Andrey Adamovich


groovy gradle cloud plugins

How to create conference Android App with Groovy and Wordpress?

Sergio del Amo


wordpress groovy android json-api
14:45

Coffee & Tea

15:00

Testing In Grails 3

Jeff Brown


testing grails grails.3 ast-transformations geb spock

Hands On Migration from Grails 2 to 3

Michael Plöd


groovy grails grails-2 grails-3
15:45

Coffee & Tea

16:00
4

Park Bench Discussion

Alvaro Sanchez-Mariscal, Cédric Champeau, Graeme Rocher, and Jeff Brown


groovy grails
17:00

Party

20:00

End of Day 1

Day 2: Day 2

Tuesday 15th December

Track Track 1 Track 2
09:30

Welcome Break & Registration

10:00

Keynote: Grails 3.1 and the Road Ahead

Graeme Rocher


grails grails.3.1 gradle
11:00

Coffee & Tea

11:15

Gradle's New Model

Peter Ledbrook


gradle jvm plugin-development

Workshop: Lightweight HTTP applications in the JVM with Groovy and Ratpack

Alvaro Sanchez-Mariscal


ratpack java-8 jvm grails vert.x groovy spock
12:00

Coffee & Tea

12:15

Deep dive into the Groovy compiler

Cédric Champeau


groovy jvm dsls

Workshop: Lightweight HTTP applications in the JVM with Groovy and Ratpack

Alvaro Sanchez-Mariscal


ratpack java-8 jvm grails vert.x groovy spock
13:00

Lunch

14:00

Polyglot Web Development With Grails 3

Jeff Brown


groovy grails grails-3
2

Workshop: Testing with Spock and Geb

Peter Ledbrook and Marcin Erdmann


groovy grails
14:45

Coffee & Tea

15:00

Serverless microservices using AWS Lambda and Groovy

Benoit Hediard


aws-lambda groovy amazon-dynamobd cloud grails microservices
2

Workshop: Testing with Spock and Geb

Peter Ledbrook and Marcin Erdmann


groovy grails
15:45

Coffee & Tea

16:00

Custom Tags - The unsung heroes of the Grails Framework

Dave Klein


custom-tags grails gsp-tags
2

Workshop: Testing with Spock and Geb

Peter Ledbrook and Marcin Erdmann


groovy grails
16:45

Coffee & Tea

17:00

Hack Session


groovy grails
22:00

Groovy & Grails eXchange 2015 Wrap Up

Sponsors

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 150 passionate and highly experienced members of our Groovy & Grails community at the Groovy & Grails eXchange 2015! Show off your team, projects, tools or devices at your #grailsX conference booth!

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your own booth at the Groovy & Grails eXchange 2015 (160x80cm)
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the Groovy & Grails eXchange 2015 post-conference newsletter
      • Two items (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in all the Groovy & Grails eXchange 2015 swag bags
      • Two Exhibitor Tickets to the conference, providing access to the #GrailsX 2015 break-out & exhibitor space and to the #GrailsX 2015 Party;
      • Two Full Conference Tickets, providing access to all talks and sessions at the conference, and to the #GrailsX 2015 Party, which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of [Computing At School]4.
    • 32-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the the Groovy & Grails eXchange post-conference newsletter;
      • One item (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in 150 Groovy & Grails eXchange swag bags;
      • Two Exhibitor Tickets to the conference, providing access to the #GrailsX 2015 break-out & exhibitor space and to the #GrailsX 2015 Party;
      • Two Full Conference Tickets, providing access to all talks and sessions at the conference, and to the #GrailsX 2015 Party, 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 #GrailsX 2015 Sponsor pages;
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com;
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue #GrailsX 2015 pop-up banners;
      • One free ticket to the #GrailsX 2015 Party, which you can gift to your clients, your team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).


    • SPONSOR THE GROOVY & GRAILS EXCHANGE 2015 PARTY!
    • Be remembered by all conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending the party this year! Have your logo printed on the Groovy & Grails eXchange 2015 Party beer mats and on highly visible party posters and pop-up banners, which are bound to feature in lots of pictures this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo displayed on the #ggX 2015 party beer mats and on the party table pop-up banners;
      • Five free tickets to the #ggX 2015 Party, which you can gift to your clients and team members;
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners and on the #ggX 2015 Sponsor web pages;
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com;
      • Exclusive to two party sponsors only!
    • SPONSOR THE GROOVY & GRAILS EXCHANGE T-SHIRTS!
    • Be remembered! Have your logo printed on all Groovy & Grails eXchange 2015 t-shirts, provided to conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on all Groovy & Grails eXchange 2015 t-shirts
      • Two free tickets to the #GrailsX 2015 Party, which you can gift to your team or your clients;
      • Your logo (small) on the #GrailsX 2015 Party Sponsor pages;
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com;
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners;
      • Exclusive to two t-shirt sponsors only!
    • SPONSOR THE GROOVY & GRAILS EXCHANGE ATTENDEE BAGS!
    • Be remembered! Have your logo printed on the #GrailsX attendee bags, provided to all conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on all Groovy & Grails eXchange 2015 attendee bags
      • One leaflet, pen, notepad or device in all bags;
      • Two free tickets to the #GrailsX 2015 Party, which you can gift to your team or your clients;
      • Your logo (small) on the #GrailsX 2015 Sponsor pages;
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com;
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners;
      • Exclusive to two sponsors only!

To discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact the team:

Thanks to our sponsors

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