Speaker Details

Andres Almiray

Andres is a Java/Groovy developer and a Java Champion with more than 20 years of experience in software design and development. He has been involved in web and desktop application development since the early days of Java. Andres is a true believer in open source and has participated on popular projects like Groovy, Griffon, and DbUnit, as well as starting his own projects (Json-lib, EZMorph, GraphicsBuilder, JideBuilder). Founding member of the Griffon framework and Hackergarten community event. https://ch.linkedin.com/in/aalmiray

Gradle Ex Machina

Tools-in-Action
Methodology & Culture

The Gradle Build Tool is quite powerful and flexible, perhaps too flexible if you ask around. Every where you turn you encounter custom builds with different conventions and arrangements. If only there was a way to follow a structure than ensures top-down constraints in a build. Well it turns out it's possible! Come learn how you and your organization can leverage the powerful features found in the Gradle Build Tool while at the same time reducing clutter and head-scratching moments.

Gradle
Build Systems
Apache Maven

Writers Write: The Documentation BOF

BOF
Architecture

People often say documentation is boring. But not us! Let’s talk about documentation. How do you write it? How do you publish it? What tools do you use? What are the current trends? How do you encourage other people to participate? How can we make documentation more approachable? Let’s share ways to improve our documentation and to encourage others to love, appreciate, and value documentation as much as we do.

Methodology
Documentation BOF
Tools
Documentation
Best Practices
Trends

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