Nirav Assar is a Grails Developer with OCI, and is based out of the Dallas Fort Worth area. He has consulted on several projects in various industries, such as financial, real estate, government, and retail. His expertise is based in several Java technologies like Grails, Groovy, Spring, and Hibernate. Agile philosophy and test driven developments is at the heart of his profession, and he enjoys sharing techniques and tools that help software people excel at their jobs. Nirav interested in providing high value to business groups, talking with associates about their experiences, and generally getting along with everyone. View his blog at assarconsulting.blogspot.com.