Introduction to Grails: The Java flavoured Ruby on Rails
Java, Web Applications, Hibernate, Ruby, Groovy, Convention over Configuration, Grails, Spring
Grails is a framework for agile web development using Groovy and Java. It leverages the "prefer convention over configuration" paradigm and bundles a stack of best of breed Java technologies including Spring, Hibernate, Sitemesh, Quartz and others. The flexible, dynamic nature of Groovy ties all of that together in a way that developers will find both exteremely powerful but also refreshingly simple to deal with.
30 minute Presentation in English
Introduction to Grails
Dr Paul W King
Principal Consultant, ASERT
Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Dr Paul King has broad experience in both technical and managerial roles across the Telecommunications and Information Technology industries. He has a passion for innovation and often assists organizations bring new technologies or processes into their development practices. He has been contributing to open source projects for over 15 years, has contributed to International standards, has won prizes for his research and is a frequent speaker at International Conferences. His special interest areas are Java, Java EE, lightweight frameworks such as Spring, Agile development, Open Source Testing tools, XML and web services and dynamic languages such as Ruby and Groovy.