We are a group of users focused on expanding the breadth and depth of Groovy and Grails development skills with our members who live and work in the DFW area. Our meetings are on the 1st Wednesday of every month (social & food at 6:30pm, meeting content at 7:00pm) at the NEW Improving office in Plano.

General Announcement

Starting with the June 2017 meeting we will be focusing on introducing new members to Groovy. We will have a series of talks that will bring them up to speed on Groovy, Gradle, Grails and application development. Please bring your friend, neighbor and co-worker, especially if they are familiar with Java, as the ramp-up is very easy.

South Africas neighbors ban poultry imports after bird flu outbreak GABORONE Zimbabwe.

Botswana, which only imports 5 % of it is poultry needs, said it could no more purchase chicken meats, prepared feeds and products from Southern Africa. Zimbabwe imposed an identical ban while Namibia also halted imports from Belgium which includes encounter an outbreak of bird flu previous this year. South Africa on Mon ended the sale of live hens through the entire country within a bid to regulate the outbreak that was detected within the farm of the business broiler breeder the other day. Poultry manufacturer Astral, which had previously verified that H5N8 have been detected in its breeding services around the outskirts from the Free of charge State, said about Wednesday it had quarantined the affected site and culled 150,000 parrots, around 6 % of its mating stock..On the 2017 annual conference from the American University of Rheumatology he offered the results from the stage 3 SELECT-BEYOND research where 499 RA individuals who acquired previously didn’t respond or had been intolerant to biologic therapy had been randomized to once daily upadacitinib at 15 or 30 mg or placebo together with history methotrexate. At week 12, the ACR 20 response price was 65 percent for upadacitinib at 15 mg, 56 percent at 30 mg, and 28 percent in placebo-treated settings.