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The Personal Blog of Todd Sharp

Posts tagged 'Java'

Conference Review - DevNexus 2017

I used to attend a lot of conferences. Back between 2008 and around 2012 I'd go to at least one (if not more) a year.  I've even spoken at a number...


Grails on Raspberry Pi Part 4 - Intro To GPIO

If you've missed the first three parts in this series you may want to check them out before proceeding:Part 1 Part 2Part 3Alright, now that you're...


Grails on Raspberry Pi Part 3 - Installing Groovy And Grails

The first step in getting working with Grails on the Raspberry Pi is, of course, installing Grails.  I've been somewhat dreading this post because...


Grails on Raspberry Pi Part 2 - Why Grails?

So why Grails on a Raspberry Pi?  It's a valid question and one that I hope to answer with this post.  If you're not familiar with Grails, perhaps...


Grails on Raspberry Pi - Part 1

In celebration of Pi day (actually, it's mostly coincidental, but let's go with it) I wanted to post the first in a series of upcoming posts about using...


A Groovy Alternative To Java 8 Streams and Collectors

I recently read this article over at DZone about using Java 8 Streams and Collectors to manipulate and perform calculations on a list of integers....


A Closer Look At Sorting Algorithms

As I mentioned in a previous post, sorting algorithms typically play a large role in programming interviews.  Those who follow the traditional path...


Spark Java Views Using Thymeleaf - Layouts

In the last post we looked at plugging in Thymeleaf into a Spark Java application for view rendering.  The concept was pretty simple: using the Thymeleaf...


Spark Java Views Using Thymeleaf - SiteMesh Like Layouts

In the last post we looked at how Thymeleaf handles reusable layouts.  A reddit user enlightened me about an open source 'dialect' for Thymeleaf that...


Spark Java Views With Apache FreeMarker

In the last few posts I took a look at using Thymeleaf for view rendering and templating with Spark Java.  Thymeleaf has it's advantages and disadvantages...