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Indian leg of world’s key Grail Conference launched via IntelliGrape

Grails India Conference 2014

The Conference dedicated to impel the avant-garde Groovy and Grail technology in an Open source web application framework ecosystem took place at Indian Habitat Center, Delhi on 11th Jan’14.

The event witnessed subject matter doyens make a diverse range of contributions to the sheer need for coding fast web application to put up with and thrive in an ever-changing, dynamic digital business space. It majorly reflected upon the subject on how, for developers, Grails provides an environment that allows rapid development and dynamic scripting of language.

The Groovy Grails experience was well attended and featured an impressive list of technocrats including Shrikant Vashista, Director Engineer at Global Logic, Ganesh Gembali,Core member of JSChannel, Manoj Mohan, Senior Software Engineer at IntelliGrape Software amongst a host of others. Experts discussed how Groovy and Grails, which is still in a nascent phase in India, has already made a head way in the US and Europe.

The conclave took off with Shrikant Vashista talking about Technologytrends for2014 and beyond where he gave insights on the current technology landscape and its bearing on the enterprise IT.

The session “Concept to Live in 30 minutes” led by Mr.Manoj, was particularly well received. Here he addressed on how to build a production ready web app in about 30 minutes, wherein, participating architects and developers from their part observed – how easy and quickly Grails allows them to convert an idea into a running application.

The technology discussion provided an opportunity for a large contingent of developers to observe the capabilities and efficiency of Groovy and Grails technology.

The daylong event covered varied topics and case studies including “Use Cases of Grails in Web Applications” by Mr.Sunil, Senior Consultant at Xebia, “Distributed Systems with Grails and AKKA” by Mr. Kaushikat Bluepi, “PowerUp Grails Web Development with OpenShift” by Mr. Shekhar Gulati, Principal OpenShift Developer Evangelist at Red Hat and many more.

Narinder –V.P Engineering, Intelligrape reportedly quoted that “It was a day full of diverse topics covering different aspects of not just Grails ecosystem but web application development in general. There were lots of interactions with enthusiastic audience from different organizations. Overall it was a day full of fun and learning. Looking forward for a bigger and more enriching Grails Conference next year”. Jonas Auken, Architect officer at Bankdata also shared his experience, thus, “I enjoyed spending a Saturday in the company of knowledgeable people and in a great setting at the Habitat Center. The pace of the conference was good with short and snappy sessions. I will look forward to the next event from IntelliGrape!”

Jonas Auken

Even if it was the maiden conference on Grails organized by IntelliGrape and its partners, all the tech attendees and speakers valued it as a unique hybrid format that provides outstanding opportunities for peer to peer exchange of information and interactive atmosphere.


Jawed Akhtar

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