Serving jokes locally with Ratpack and MongoDB

In two previous posts, I discussed applications I created that were simple client-side front ends for the Internet Chuck Norris Database (ICNDB), located at http://icndb.com. This post gives the details of the local server I created, using Groovy, MongoDB, and the cool Ratpack project (note new URL). The earlier posts contained parts of that app,… Read More

Making Java Groovy: ratpack, MongoDB, and Chuck Norris

Before I get to the good parts of this post (the technical content), let me take care of a few marketing issues. First, as I mentioned in my last post, I gave my “Making Java Groovy” presentation at JavaOne last week. If you were there and you haven’t completed your Session Surveys, please do so.… Read More