We talk to Luke Daley, Schalk Cronjé, and Marco Vermeulen, live at the Gradle Summit in Palo Alto, CA. Topics include future developments in Gradle, including the new scan capabilities and the Kotlin support.
Ken talks to Cédric Champeau (@CedricChampeau) about his career in Groovy, including becoming a core committer, working at Pivotal, and now at Gradle, Inc. The discussion also includes the recent move by Gradle to support the Kotlin language in builds and plugins.
Discussion with Jenn Strater about her upcoming talks at Gr8conf EU, her activity in the field, her upcoming Fulbright Scholarship in Denmark, the Gr8Ladies group she co-founded, and experiences of women in the industry
Discussion of HTTP Request library and Gradle lint plugin. Ratpack releases 1.3.0 and more. New Ratpack tutorial available.
Good docs on JSON views in Grails, also highlighted in the OCI Grails team blog. Pointer to Grails Slack channel and sign-up form.
Gradle newsletter available, and Gradle 2.13 has great performance improvements and the addition of composite builds.
GPars web site now contains all docs.
Profits from "Learning Ratpack" go to Gr8Ladies organization.
Show notes: https://github.com/pledbrook/groovypodcast/blob/master/ep-27.md