2 DAY CONFERENCE

Groovy & Grails eXchange 2011

Topics covered at #grailsx

Thursday, 8th - Friday, 9th December in London

18 experts spoke.

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KEYNOTE - Groovy Update

Guillaume LaForge

Guillaume is the Groovy Project Manager. Along with Graeme Rocher, he founded G2One, the company dedicated to sustaining and leading the development of both Groovy / Grails and providing professional services around those technologies.

DiscoBot: Groovy on Android

Erik Pragt

Erik has been a software developer since the end of the 90s, and has worked for various companies, including ISPs, Web Designers, a Medical Software Developer and he currently owns a business (Jworks), which focusses on Grails.

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Guillaume LaForge

Guillaume is the Groovy Project Manager. Along with Graeme Rocher, he founded G2One, the company dedicated to sustaining and leading the development of both Groovy / Grails and providing professional services around those technologies.

Getting Groovy on the Web and Desktop

Andres Almiray

Andres is a Java/Groovy developer, Java Champion, co-author of "Griffon in Action", and has more than 12 years of experience in software design and development.

Enterprise Gradle

Hans Dockter

Hans Dockter is the founder and project lead of the Gradle build system and the CEO of Gradleware Inc, a company that provides training, support and consulting for Gradle and all forms of enterprise software project automation in general.

Advanced Gradle

Hans Dockter

Hans Dockter is the founder and project lead of the Gradle build system and the CEO of Gradleware Inc, a company that provides training, support and consulting for Gradle and all forms of enterprise software project automation in general.

Painless Desktop Application Development: The Griffon Experience

Andres Almiray

Andres is a Java/Groovy developer, Java Champion, co-author of "Griffon in Action", and has more than 12 years of experience in software design and development.

Asynchronous IO on the JVM

Peter Ledbrook

Peter is a long time Java developer and one of the core Grails committers. He has been developing with Grails since version 0.2 (give or take 0.1). He created the GWT Grails plugin as an exercise to see whether it was possible, but it has since grown into something that can support serious development.

Smarter Testing with Spock

Luke Daley

Luke Daley is a Principal Engineer with Gradleware. When he's not working on Gradle, you'll find Luke hacking on other projects in the Groovy ecosystem like Grails, Spock and Geb.

Just Keep Passing the Messages

Russel Winder

Russel is an ex-theoretical physicist, ex-UNIX system programmer, ex-academic, ex-independent consultant, ex-analyst, ex-author, ex-expert witness and ex-trainer. Russel is still interested in programming and programming languages, and all things parallel and concurrent. And build. He's actively involved with GPars, Me TV, and various bits and pieces of SDR. Russel likes working with Python, Ceylon, Kotlin, D, Go, Rust, and C++17.

Powerful Metaprogramming Techniques with Groovy

Jeff Brown

Jeff Scott Brown is the Grails Practice Lead at OCI. Jeff is a senior member of the the Grails core team, and has deep expertise in Grails, Groovy, Web Development, Dynamic Languages and the JVM.

KEYNOTE - Better Productivity: Grails 2.0

Peter Ledbrook

Peter is a long time Java developer and one of the core Grails committers. He has been developing with Grails since version 0.2 (give or take 0.1). He created the GWT Grails plugin as an exercise to see whether it was possible, but it has since grown into something that can support serious development.

Hacking the Spring Security Plugin

Burt Beckwith

Burt Beckwith has been a software developer for 15 years, most of that as a JVM developer, and for the last five years working with Grails and Groovy. He is a core developer on the Grails team at SpringSource, and has created over 40 Grails plugins.

Using Weceem - an embeddable Grails CMS

Marc Palmer

Marc is a Grails contributor, plugin developer, developer of Weceem CMS and founder of NoticeLocal.com

Grails-data-mapping - making 'your' nosql database GORM compliant

Stefan Armbruster

Software engineer doing freelancing for 10+ years, Committer to grails-data-mapping, Maintainer of some plugins: webdav, countries, neo4j, working on Grails projects for ~ 3 years.

Tackling day to day Grails decisions

Andreas Arledal

CTO at FindOut Technologies - Stockholm Sweden Co founder of SweGUG

Testing HTTP dependencies with Betamax

Robert Fletcher

Rob Fletcher has been developing web apps for 15 years. He’s contributed to various open-source projects including Grails for which he worked on the core as well as developing a range of plugins.

A year in the life of a Grails startup

Donovan Frew

Donovan Frew is a software developer at Secret Escapes, the UK's leading flash sales website for travel.

Tomas Lin

Tomas Lin is a Grails developer at BSkyB. He has worked with Groovy and Grails extensively on projects like Secret Escapes, Suzuki.ca, Cruiseline fans, Dan Aykryod Wines and Empora.com

Continuous Delivery in the Cloud with CloudBees

Marco Vermeulen

Marco Vermeulen is a South African Software Developer who works and lives in London. He is passionate about writing well crafted code, driven and guided by tests. As a proponent of BDD, he has successfully applied this technique in the Enterprise as well as on Open Source Projects. He is an avid supporter of OSS and is the creator of SDKMAN, the Software Development Kit Manager.

Nicolas De Loof

Nicolas De Loof has been a Java Architect for 14 years, working for French IT services companies. Techno-addict and open source developer, he joined the Apache Maven team in 2007, where he focused on the Google Web Toolkit plugin.

Productive Grails Functional Testing

Luke Daley

Luke Daley is a Principal Engineer with Gradleware. When he's not working on Gradle, you'll find Luke hacking on other projects in the Groovy ecosystem like Grails, Spock and Geb.

Maintaining Test Suites with Groovy and Twist

Andrew Kemp

Andy has been working in software for 15 years. The last 6 have been at ThoughtWorks where he has worked as a tester and project manager across London, San Francisco and Sydney.

A cloud for developers: Cloud Foundry

Peter Ledbrook

Peter is a long time Java developer and one of the core Grails committers. He has been developing with Grails since version 0.2 (give or take 0.1). He created the GWT Grails plugin as an exercise to see whether it was possible, but it has since grown into something that can support serious development.

Interview with Hans Dockter

Guillaume LaForge

Guillaume is the Groovy Project Manager. Along with Graeme Rocher, he founded G2One, the company dedicated to sustaining and leading the development of both Groovy / Grails and providing professional services around those technologies.

Hans Dockter

Hans Dockter is the founder and project lead of the Gradle build system and the CEO of Gradleware Inc, a company that provides training, support and consulting for Gradle and all forms of enterprise software project automation in general.

Keeping Grails One Step Ahead

Marc Palmer

Marc is a Grails contributor, plugin developer, developer of Weceem CMS and founder of NoticeLocal.com

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