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Spring Dallas User Group Thursday, April 11th, 2013
TOPIC: Improving Spring with Groovy
6:30 to 7:00 Pizza
7:00 Main Meeting
Abstract: The Spring framework has always had a friendly relationship with dynamic languages. In this presentation, we’ll look at all the ways you can add Groovy to Spring to make development easier, ranging from simplifying your configuration files to deploying refreshable beans to using Spock tests in the Spring test context and more.
Biography: Ken Kousen is the President of Kousen IT, Inc., through which he does technical training, mentoring, and consulting in all areas of Java and XML. He is the author of the O’Reilly screencast “Up and Running Groovy”, and the upcoming Manning book about Java/Groovy integration, entitled “Making Java Groovy”.
He has been a tech reviewer for several books on software development. Over the past decade he’s taught thousands of developers in business and industry. He is also an adjunct professor at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute site in Hartford, CT. His academic background includes two BS degrees from M.I.T., an MS and a Ph.D. from Princeton, and an MS in Computer Science from R.P.I.
SPONSOR: Improving Enterprises
16633 Dallas Parkway
Addison, TX 75001MAP: http://www.improvingenterprises.com/contact/
Directions and information can be found on our meeting location page.http://www.springdallasug.org?page_id=72
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