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2 DAY CONFERENCE

Groovy & Grails eXchange 2015

Topics covered at #ggx

Monday, 14th - Tuesday, 15th December at CodeNode, London

15 experts. will be speaking. Starts at 8:00 AM.

Want to hear the latest happenings in the world of Groovy and Grails? Want to stay ahead of the curve and discover the roadmap for 2015 from core committer and Groovy authority Guillaume Laforge? Then grab yourself a ticket to the annual gathering of the Groovy and Grails community in London.

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!

Follow us at #ggx for the latest news!

Thanks to our sponsors

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


grails groovy
10:00

Coffee & Tea

10:15

s/GVM/SDKMAN/g

Marco Vermeulen


PoshGVM bdd Bash/ZSH Groovy-enVironment-Manager SDKMAN

Reactive...what's it all about?

Peter Ledbrook


reactive-streams reactive scalability cloud
11:00

Coffee & Tea

11:15

Idiomatic Gradle—Recipes for Plugin Authors

Schalk Cronjé


MrHaki's-Gradle-Goodness Gists stackoverflow dsl plugin gradle

Rapid Web Application Development with Groovy & Ratpack

Andrey Adamovich


Web-application-development-frameworks Uis api ratpack groovy
12:00

Coffee & Tea

12:15
2

AST Transforms: Building a simple Game Engine DSL for kids

Fergal Dearle and Tony Davidson


mechanics-environment-extensions Game-engine-DSL groovy CoderDojo

Building reactive applications with the Grails 3 event system

Michael Plöd


grails-3 grails groovy
13:00

Lunch

14:00

Groovy DevOps in the Cloud

Andrey Adamovich


plugins cloud gradle groovy

How to create conference Android App with Groovy and Wordpress?

Sergio del Amo


JSON-API android wordpress groovy
14:45

Coffee & Tea

15:00

Testing In Grails 3

Jeff Brown


spock geb AST-transformations grails.3 testing grails

Hands On Migration from Grails 2 to 3

Michael Plöd


grails-3 grails-2 grails groovy
15:45

Coffee & Tea

16:00
4

Park Bench Discussion

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


grails groovy
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


gradle grails.3.1 grails
11:00

Coffee & Tea

11:15

Gradle's New Model

Peter Ledbrook


plugin-development gradle jvm

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

Alvaro Sanchez-Mariscal


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

Coffee & Tea

12:15

Deep dive into the Groovy compiler

Cédric Champeau


dsls jvm groovy

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

Alvaro Sanchez-Mariscal


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

Lunch

14:00

Polyglot Web Development With Grails 3

Jeff Brown


grails-3 grails groovy
2

Workshop: Testing with Spock and Geb

Peter Ledbrook and Marcin Erdmann


grails groovy
14:45

Coffee & Tea

15:00

Serverless microservices using AWS Lambda and Groovy

Benoit Hediard


microservices cloud amazon-dynamoBD AWS-lambda grails groovy
2

Workshop: Testing with Spock and Geb

Peter Ledbrook and Marcin Erdmann


grails groovy
15:45

Coffee & Tea

16:00

Custom Tags - The unsung heroes of the Grails Framework

Dave Klein


GSP-tags custom-tags grails
2

Workshop: Testing with Spock and Geb

Peter Ledbrook and Marcin Erdmann


grails groovy
16:45

Coffee & Tea

17:00

Hack Session


grails groovy
22:00

Groovy & Grails eXchange 2015 Wrap Up

CodeNode

In August 2015, Skills Matter opened the doors to CodeNode, our new 23,000 sqft Tech Events and Community venue. CodeNode provides fantastic meetup, conference, training and collaboration spaces with unrivalled technology capabilities for our tech, digital and developer communities - a long held dream coming true !

With fantastic transport links and located in the heart of London's Tech City, we could not think of a better location for our 60,000 strong engineering community!

With seven event rooms, including a 300 seater lecture room, thousands more community members will be able to visit CodeNode to learn and share skills, code and collaborate on projects.

CodeNode features a 5,000 sqft break-out space, complete with fully-licensed bar, plenty of power sockets, meeting and collaboration spaces and entertainment areas.

CodeNode will also see the opening of a permanent Hack Space, stacked with microprocessors and the latest tools and devices to play with. A community film studio will be opening too, which you can use to record any tutorials or demo's you may want to share with our community.

If you're interested in hiring CodeNode for your upcoming event, check out more details here.

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CodeNode

Skills Matter | CodeNode, 10 South Place, London, EC2M 7EB, GB


View details, travel and nearby hotels

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

Overview

Want to hear the latest happenings in the world of Groovy and Grails? Want to stay ahead of the curve and discover the roadmap for 2015 from core committer and Groovy authority Guillaume Laforge? Then grab yourself a ticket to the annual gathering of the Groovy and Grails community in London.

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!

Follow us at #ggx for the latest news!

Thanks to our sponsors

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


grails groovy
10:00

Coffee & Tea

10:15

s/GVM/SDKMAN/g

Marco Vermeulen


PoshGVM bdd Bash/ZSH Groovy-enVironment-Manager SDKMAN

Reactive...what's it all about?

Peter Ledbrook


reactive-streams reactive scalability cloud
11:00

Coffee & Tea

11:15

Idiomatic Gradle—Recipes for Plugin Authors

Schalk Cronjé


MrHaki's-Gradle-Goodness Gists stackoverflow dsl plugin gradle

Rapid Web Application Development with Groovy & Ratpack

Andrey Adamovich


Web-application-development-frameworks Uis api ratpack groovy
12:00

Coffee & Tea

12:15
2

AST Transforms: Building a simple Game Engine DSL for kids

Fergal Dearle and Tony Davidson


mechanics-environment-extensions Game-engine-DSL groovy CoderDojo

Building reactive applications with the Grails 3 event system

Michael Plöd


grails-3 grails groovy
13:00

Lunch

14:00

Groovy DevOps in the Cloud

Andrey Adamovich


plugins cloud gradle groovy

How to create conference Android App with Groovy and Wordpress?

Sergio del Amo


JSON-API android wordpress groovy
14:45

Coffee & Tea

15:00

Testing In Grails 3

Jeff Brown


spock geb AST-transformations grails.3 testing grails

Hands On Migration from Grails 2 to 3

Michael Plöd


grails-3 grails-2 grails groovy
15:45

Coffee & Tea

16:00
4

Park Bench Discussion

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


grails groovy
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


gradle grails.3.1 grails
11:00

Coffee & Tea

11:15

Gradle's New Model

Peter Ledbrook


plugin-development gradle jvm

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

Alvaro Sanchez-Mariscal


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

Coffee & Tea

12:15

Deep dive into the Groovy compiler

Cédric Champeau


dsls jvm groovy

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

Alvaro Sanchez-Mariscal


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

Lunch

14:00

Polyglot Web Development With Grails 3

Jeff Brown


grails-3 grails groovy
2

Workshop: Testing with Spock and Geb

Peter Ledbrook and Marcin Erdmann


grails groovy
14:45

Coffee & Tea

15:00

Serverless microservices using AWS Lambda and Groovy

Benoit Hediard


microservices cloud amazon-dynamoBD AWS-lambda grails groovy
2

Workshop: Testing with Spock and Geb

Peter Ledbrook and Marcin Erdmann


grails groovy
15:45

Coffee & Tea

16:00

Custom Tags - The unsung heroes of the Grails Framework

Dave Klein


GSP-tags custom-tags grails
2

Workshop: Testing with Spock and Geb

Peter Ledbrook and Marcin Erdmann


grails groovy
16:45

Coffee & Tea

17:00

Hack Session


grails groovy
22:00

Groovy & Grails eXchange 2015 Wrap Up

Venue

CodeNode

In August 2015, Skills Matter opened the doors to CodeNode, our new 23,000 sqft Tech Events and Community venue. CodeNode provides fantastic meetup, conference, training and collaboration spaces with unrivalled technology capabilities for our tech, digital and developer communities - a long held dream coming true !

With fantastic transport links and located in the heart of London's Tech City, we could not think of a better location for our 60,000 strong engineering community!

With seven event rooms, including a 300 seater lecture room, thousands more community members will be able to visit CodeNode to learn and share skills, code and collaborate on projects.

CodeNode features a 5,000 sqft break-out space, complete with fully-licensed bar, plenty of power sockets, meeting and collaboration spaces and entertainment areas.

CodeNode will also see the opening of a permanent Hack Space, stacked with microprocessors and the latest tools and devices to play with. A community film studio will be opening too, which you can use to record any tutorials or demo's you may want to share with our community.

If you're interested in hiring CodeNode for your upcoming event, check out more details here.

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CodeNode

Skills Matter | CodeNode, 10 South Place, London, EC2M 7EB, GB


View details, travel and nearby hotels
Get Involved
Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors

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:

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