Jan 092014
 

Grails is a high productivity framework for JVM, based on Groovy language.  It has been around since 2006. Since then, innumerable sites have successfully been launched using the framework. Below are 15 reasons that make Grails the web development framework of choice:

Ed: Check out GrailsConf India, India’s first Groovy-Grails conference, Jan 2014, New Delhi.

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Aug 192013
 

Imperative style of programming is more suited for stand-alone applications running on single core hardware.  With Cloud Computing, SAAS, Agile rife in software industry complimented with multi core processors, it is inevitable that software programmers adopt a new style of programming that is more suited to the modern ecosystem. Hence a modern approach to software development is the need of hour.

Typesafe Stack is an alternative to traditional Java Technologies such as Java Enterprise that modernizes software development on the Java Virtual Machine to cater the needs of modern day applications. It provides strategies for scaling up to multi core and scaling out to cloud, tools to avoid bugs up front. It emphasizes on developer agility, productivity and enthusiasm. Continue reading »

May 292013
 

Web and Mobile application interfaces have been going through a massive overhaul over the past couple of years. Web developers around the world have been relentlessly launching one great platform after another – Twitter Bootstrap, jQuery UI/jQtouch, Lungo, Ext JS to name a few. Sencha happens to be one of the most aggressive players in this space having recently launched their flagship Ext JS and Touch offerings. But what exactly is different about these frameworks? What has the nature of this overhaul been? Continue reading »

Feb 252013
 

This talk provides a code-intensive introduction to the updated Java EE 7 platform, including several live demos. The Java EE 7 platform has a changed scope and will now be focusing on Productivity and HTML5. JAX-RS 2 adds a new Client API to invoke the RESTful endpoints. JMS 2 is undergoing a complete overhaul to align with improvements in the Java language. Long awaited Batch Processing API and Caching API are also getting added to build applications using capabilities of the platform itself. Together these APIs will allow you to be more productive by simplifying enterprise development. The Java EE 7 platform is scheduled to release in Q2 2013. Continue reading »