Transforming to Groovy

Track: Alternative Languages
Skill Level: Intermediate
Room: Room 104
Time Slot: Mon 2/24, 1:00 PM
Tags: groovy , alternative languages

In this highly interactive, zero powerpoint, presentation we will take several Java code and transform/refactor into Groovy code. Along the way you will come to learn and appreciate Groovy idioms, its expressive libraries, and elegance.

Venkat Subramaniam

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. His latest book is Functional Programming in Java: Harnessing the Power of Java 8 Lambda Expressions. You can reach him by email at venkats at agiledeveloper dot com or on twitter at @venkat_s.