Gr8 Gr8Conf.US Was Gr8

This week I attended Gr8Conf US in Minneapolis. I did a Groovy workshop for Java developers, gave my Making Java Groovy talk, gave a talk on Grails testing, and even managed to throw in an Advanced Groovy Tips and Tricks talk at the last minute when Guillaume Laforge was unable to travel. (Guillaume said he… Read More

A Groovy Chuck Norris Script

This week I’m at UberConf (, a truly alpha-geek experience with sessions morning, afternoon, and evening. On Tuesday I did a day-long tutorial on Groovy for Java developers, which was really fun. I love teaching Groovy to existing Java developers. Sometimes they get tears in their eyes at how much easier life can be. 🙂… Read More