October 6, 2016
Groovy Podcast Ep. 35: News and views from around the Groovy ecosystem.
Highlights: Grails 3.2 released with GORM 6.0. Other releases: Gradle 3.1, Ratpack 1.4.2, Griffon 2.8.0, and the first RC for Geb 1.0.
Show notes: https://github.com/pledbrook/groovypodcast/blob/master/ep-35.md
September 30, 2016
Discussion with Dan Woods (@danveloper) about reactive programming in Ratpack, Grails 3, and the next version of the Spring Framework.
Learning Ratpack: http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920037545.do
High Performance Microservices with Ratpack and Spring Boot: http://www.slideshare.net/danveloper/high-performance-microservices-with-ratpack-and-spring-boot
Performance data: https://github.com/danveloper/s1p-high-perf-microservices
Web reactive framework in Spring 5: http://docs.spring.io/spring-framework/docs/5.0.0.M1/spring-framework-reference/html/web-reactive.html
September 21, 2016
Groovy podcast, live from the JavaOne conference in San Francisco, CA, September 2016. Interviews with Viktor Gamov, Cédric Champeau, and Andres Almiray, with a special appearance by El Groovissimo!
Topics include presentations at JavaOne, including the visibility of Groovy at the conference, plus new developments in Gradle 3.1.
August 30, 2016
News and views from the Groovy programming language ecosystem. Ken and Baruch talk about presentations from the recent GR8Conf events in Copenhagen and Minneapolis, as well as the Groovy talks at the upcoming JavaOne conference. Also cover the Gradle 3.0 release and Ratpack 1.4.
Show notes at https://github.com/pledbrook/groovypodcast/blob/master/ep-32.md
July 29, 2016
Groovy Podcast, live from Gr8conf in Minneapolis, MN.
Includes a panel discussion with multiple speakers and participants. Includes reviews of several talks, like Reactive Grails, Geb testing, Ratpack, and the infamous "Stupidly Impractical DSLs" featuring the Dane Cook Bot.
Gr8conf agenda: http://gr8conf.us/#/agenda
Show notes: https://github.com/pledbrook/groovypodcast/blob/master/ep-31.md
July 6, 2016
Review of new releases and upcoming plans for Gradle 3, Grails 3.2, and Groovy. Also discuss featured talks at the Gradle Summit, including the Lint plugin and the Shadow plugin, as well as the new Kotlin capabilities.
Includes a new Grails Quickcast on generating scaffolding with Angular, and articles about using React with Grails and Building Alexa Skills with Grails.
Finally, a demo of the new Gradle build scan capabilities, as well as the upcoming composite builds.
June 23, 2016
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.
June 2, 2016
Live podcast from Gr8conf in Copenhagen, with Jochen Theodorou, Cédric Champeau, and Guillaume Laforge. Topics include talks at the conference, the future of Groovy, a bit about Gradle adopting Kotlin, and more.
May 25, 2016
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.
May 17, 2016
Baruch talks to Ryan about integrating Groovy with hardware, including Amazon Echo and Alexa and Lego Mindstorms. Both will be the subject of talks he's giving at Gr8conf in Copenhagen.