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Friday, January 29 • 16:40 - 17:30
Efficient HTTP applications on the JVM with Ratpack

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Ratpack is a set of libraries for developing fast, efficient, evolvable and well tested HTTP applications written in Java 8 or any alternative JVM language that plays well with Java, such as Groovy.

The session will start with an introduction about Ratpack, and what makes it different from other popular frameworks like Grails or Vert.x, to name a few. Then, it will cover the fundamentals of the async programming model used in Ratpack applications, as well as other core concepts like handlers and the registry. Also, some of of the core modules ("plug-ins") will be described. Finally, it will cover how to test Ratpack applications using Groovy and Spock.

NOTE: I can also give a workshop version of this talk: http://alvarosanchez.github.io/ratpack-101/

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Alvaro Sanchez-Mariscal

Software Engineer, Grails Development Team at OCI, OCI
Álvaro is a passionate software architect and agile enthusiast with over 14 years of experience. He started his career in 2001 coding in Perl and Java, but then quickly focused on Java EE, working for companies like IBM BCS, BEA Systems or Sun Microsystems. | | He created his own company, Salenda, in 2005, and since 2007 has specialised in Groovy/Grails, introducing them in Spain by founding Escuela de Groovy, the very first Grails... Read More →


Friday January 29, 2016 16:40 - 17:30
Kosmos - Room 06

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