It seems to have been a common theme amongst startups to create the MVP
(Minimum Viable Product) in a language that facilitates rapid
prototyping (for example Ruby), and then migrate to the JVM when the
application has proved itself and requires more in terms of stability
I’m going to demonstrate that it’s possible to use a static,
boiler-plate-heavy language like Java to create a web application in
under and hour, in front of your very eyes. The JVM is a true polyglot
platform, and I’m going to show how you can use it to utilise the
correct tools for each job, including: angular.js; bootstrap; HTML 5;
micro-services; Java-the-language; Drop Wizard; MongoDB; and Groovy – a fully
buzz-word-compliant application. While I won’t go into each technology
in depth. by seeing how the application is put together you’ll get an
understanding of the role of each technology and how they work together.
Yes, live coding, with all attendant danger.
Trisha is a developer at MongoDB. She has expertise in Java high performance systems, is passionate about enabling developer productivity, and has a wide breadth of industry experience from the thirteen years she’s been a professional developer. Trisha is a leader in the London Java Community and the Sevilla Java & MongoDB Communities, she believes we shouldn’t all have to make the same mistakes again and again.
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