Tracey Welson-Rossman

What is the story with Groovy and Grails?

In today’s blog post, we have a video taken at our Groovy/Grails seminar. If we were surprised at how much enthusiasm the attendees had, there needed to be some sort of explanation of why there is such a devoted following. Ken Rimple takes some time out of his speaking part at the seminar to explain … Read More

Wrap up from our Grails/Groovy Seminar

Last week Chariot Solutions hosted a one-day seminar around Groovy and Grails. Or Grails and Groovy if that is your preference. Chariot has been trying to have two events a year, the larger Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise in the spring, and a smaller event in the fall. We have tried to use the fall … Read More

SpringOne 2GX – Interview with Chris Richardson

It was great to catch up with a good friend of Chariot’s, Chris Richardson. Chris’s company, Cloud Foundry, was purchased by Springsource in August, right before the Springsource acquisition by VMWare. In the interview below, Chris discusses what Cloud Foundry does and where it fits into the Springsource family.

Rod Johnson's Keynote at SpringOne – A short recap

Gordon Dickens sat down with Ken Rimple today to give a a quick rundown on his view of the conference so far on the Chariot TechCast. Below are some of points he recounts from Rod Johnson’s keynote, which opens SpringOne/2GX: Rod Johnson spoke of the history of SpringSource and how the community (estimated at around … Read More

Here we are at SpringOne/2GX

The opening night festivities have kicked off this year’s SpringOne and 2GX (Groovy/Grails). The keynote is happening right now and we will be giving a recap during the day tomorrow. While we are here, we hope to also interview (video or audio) a some of the committers we know to get an update on their … Read More

Getting Started with Android

Today, I interviewed Andy Oswald, one of our architects. Andy is embarking on developing an Android application for the Philly ETE conference. In this talk, he discusses the choices he made in getting started. With so much information, he shows the particular path he took which may help if you are beginning this type of … Read More

The Philly Tech Startup Community

Chariot Solutions was once a start up, way back in 2002. The beginning and the first few years were a roller coaster ride. And even though, we are now at the ripe old age of 7, I like to think we continue to operate with the spirit of a start up. Because of our background, … Read More

Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise 2010 Annoucement

For our 2010 edition of Emerging Tech, we are happy to be sharing some of our time with our friends from Sonatype. At this year’s conference, Jason van Zyl, approached our team about working with the Maven or Apache groups to have a joint event. It was very nice to hear that speaker who travels … Read More

Social Media and the Technologist

Yesterday, Skip Shuda and Marilyn Moran, of Team and a Dream, stopped by our offices to discuss social media and what it means to Chariot’s team members. We reviewed some of the basics, but also discussed why a person in the technical field should care. After our meeting, they sat down for an interview with … Read More