Graeme Rocher is a software engineer and professional open source contributor who created several popular open source projects including Grails (http://grails.org), GORM (http://gorm.grails.org), and Micronaut (http://micronaut.io). Rocher currently leads the development of the Grails and Micronaut frameworks at OCI (http://www.ociweb.com) and is the author and/or co-author of several books including The Definitive Guide to Grails 2 (Apress). Graeme won the inaugural Oracle Groundbreaker award in 2018.
This session is for developers looking to go beyond the basics with Micronaut, a new microservices and serverless framework for Java, Kotlin, and Groovy. Taking an extensive look at how advanced features such as dependency injection (DI), aspect-oriented programming (AOP), and ahead-of-time (AOT) compilation work, the creator of Micronaut, Graeme Rocher, will walk attendees through Micronaut’s elegant programming model.
Attendees will come away with a better understanding about the motivations behind Micronaut's design.
In this session, Grails and Micronaut creator Graeme Rocher discusses the evolution of the Java and other software platforms and frameworks over the last 10 years and the challenges in adapting these to the fast-evolving microservice and serverless space. He demonstrates how new projects such as Micronaut and Oracle’s GraalVM are taking unique approaches to address issues, such as memory footprint, startup time, and cold-start performance, making Java competitive in a space where newer languages such as Go and Node.js shine.
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