The Quest for the Holy Grails

Track: Web
Skill Level: Beginner
Room: Room A402-403
Time Slot: Wed 2/17, 1:00 PM
Tags: rest , web , jvm , grails

Learn Grails from basic principles to advanced concepts by building a small, but interesting, application.

We’ll start with basic domain classes, controllers, and views, and add in SiteMesh layouts, internationalization, transactional services, REST capabilities, and as many plugins as time allows.

Ken Kousen

Ken Kousen is a technical trainer, software developer, and conference speaker specializing in Java and open source topics, including Android, Spring, Hibernate/JPA, Groovy, Grails, and Gradle. He is the author of the O’Reilly book “Gradle Recipes for Android” and the Manning book “Making Java Groovy”. He also has recorded several video courses for O’Reilly, including two on Android, three on Groovy, two on Gradle, and one on the Spring Framework.

In 2013 was awarded a JavaOne Rockstar award. His academic background include BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics from M.I.T., an MA and Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from Princeton, and an MS in Computer Science from R.P.I. He is currently President of Kousen IT, Inc., based in Connecticut.