Monday, September 10, 2012

Technology Stack

It's late Monday evening, and I'm working on a new personal development project. 

I think I've selected my technology stack:
  • Twitter Bootstrap 2.1.1
  • Grails 2.1.0
  • MySQL 5.5
I find Grails to be rather amazing because it is, for all intents and purposes, a complete stack.  It even has a Twitter Bootstrap plug-in, as well as MySQL Connector/J plug-in, so I guess I could technically say that my technology stack is "Grails".

When working on Java / Java EE projects, I've grown so accustomed to saying "My technology stack is jQuery/JSP/Taglib/Struts/EJB3/Spring/Hibernate/Oracle". 

It feels pretty neat to say "My technology stack is Grails". 

Since I am looking at eventually hosting in a PaaS environment, I am not really concerned about details like OS and Application Server.

However, for my own development environment I am using the following:
  • Windows 7 (thought about switching to Fedora 17 KDE, decided not to take hit on installing a whole new OS).
  • Tomcat 7.0.30
I've made the mistake in working on past personal projects during nights/weekends and getting too caught up in technical details and not focused enough on building a product. 

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