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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Jul 102012
 

The IndicThreads Conference On Software Development will be held on 13-14 July 2012 in Delhi NCR. Some of the key topics covered are: Java EE7, Hadoop, NoSQL, PhoneGap, BDD , JAX-RS, HTML5, GPars, Groovy, Node.js, Redis, SaaS, Machine Learning, Akka, PAAS, Nutch & more… Below is the detailed schedule. Conference Details at : http://Delhi12.IndicThreads.com . Continue reading »

Apr 242012
 

Since 2006, IndicThreads’ Conferences have been delivering world class content on technologies like Java, Cloud Computing, Mobile & Software Quality. IndicThreads is excited to bring the same world class, vendor-neutral technology learning to India’s capital city, Delhi. IndicThreads Delhi will be held on 13 – 14 July.

Delhi 2012 sessions cover a vast array of critical & emerging software development technologies like JavaEE 7, Hadoop, JAX-RS, NoSQL, Redis, PhoneGapjQuery Mobile, Sencha Touch, BDD CucumberHTML5, BPM, SOA, GPars, Groovy, Node.js, SaaS Architecture, Machine Learning, Akka, Nutch & more…

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Feb 292012
 

Build orchestration and automation has always been a tricky problem, especially once we start crossing application boundaries. Several tools in he Java ecosystem, such as ant and maven, have taken a stab at this problem.

A relatively new entrant to this space is Gradle. Built using Groovy it offers an extremely flexible means of describing builds with only as much text as is absolutely necessary thanks to it’s powerful plugin infrastructure and sensible conventions borrowed from existing tools.

This session will introduce the audience to Gradle, the various DSLs used to describe builds as well as the plugin infrastructure that allows for extending Gradle’s capabilities.

Simplifying Builds with Gradle was presented at 6th Annual IndicThreads.com Conference On Java, December 2011, Pune, India. Presentation – Slides
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Apr 072010
 

The TIOBE Programming index for April 2010 says that C is back at the No 1 position and the main reason is said to be the decline of Java which is showing a long-term downward trend. I am sure this will get reported as evidence of the end of Java being near. However while a  downward trend for the Java language might be visible, I do not think there’s any downward trend for the Java platform as a whole. Continue reading »