Álvaro Sánchez-Mariscal
Álvaro is a passionate developer and agile enthusiast with over 22 years of experience. He is now a Principal Member of Technical Staff at Oracle Labs, where he is a Micronaut committer, helping to maintain and evolve the open-source framework.Before that, he was a Staff Engineer at VMWare, where he led the creation of new products to build, package, verify and publish software solutions with confidence in the VMware Marketplace. Previously, he spent some years working in different industries like gambling games (Odobo) and fintech (4Finance). Prior to that, he created his own company, Salenda, in 2005, a software factory and Atlassian Solution Partner headquartered in Madrid, Spain. Adaptavist acquired Salenda in 2019. Previously, he worked at companies like IBM BCS, Sun Microsystems or BEA Systems, where he was recognised as BEA Technical Director, an MVP awards program. He was also one of the initial founders and member of the Board of Directors of javaHispano in 2002, the world's largest Spanish-speaking Java User Group.Álvaro has spoken in 17 different countries at conferences like Devoxx BE/FR/MA, several Voxxed Days, GeeCON, JavaLand, JavaZone, jPrime, Codemotion and Commit Conf, among others. In his spare time, as well as coding and experimenting with new technologies, he likes to spend time with his wife and children, support CD Leganés football team, and play paddle tennis.
Micronaut is a modern, JVM-based, full stack Java framework designed for building modular, easily testable JVM applications.
Developed since 2018 by the creators of the Grails framework, Micronaut takes inspiration from lessons learnt over more than 10 years building frameworks and developer tools.
In this talk, Micronaut committer Álvaro Sánchez-Mariscal, will demonstrate with a live coding session the developer experience of a Micronaut user through features like:
- Sub-second startup times.
- Instantaneous functional testing including injection of any bean.
- First-class support for Testcontainers for both development and testing via Micronaut Test Resources.
- Declarative HTTP clients with HTTP contracts via Java interfaces.
- Source code compile-time checks for faster feedback.
- Advanced annotations for bean requirements, replacements and fallbacks.
- Type-safe, validated configuration system.
- Batteries-included packaging options, including JAR, Docker and GraalVM native image formats.
- Control Panel, the Micronaut development UI.