Archive for May 1st, 2012

This Week in Grails (2012-17)

Tuesday, May 01st, 2012

Check out this post on using Shiro to secure a Grails application. The Spring Security plugins are much more widely used but Shiro is an excellent security framework and deserves a lot more attention in the Grails community.

Not strictly Grails-related, but an interesting read on using WebSockets in Tomcat 7.

And not even coding-related, but here are two funny Tumbler sites that should be in your RSS reader: Texts From Dog and one tiny hand.

If you want to keep up with these “This Week in Grails” posts you can access them directly via their category link or in an RSS reader with the feed for just these posts.

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There was one new plugin released:

  • yammer-metrics version 2.1.2-1. Packages Coda Hale’s yammer metrics jars

and 9 updated plugins:

  • ckeditor version Implements the integration layer between Grails and the CKEditor web rich text editor.
  • dojo version Integrates the Dojo javascript toolkit
  • fitnesse version 2.0.3. Makes it possible to use the popular Open Source testing framework Fitnesse in combination with Grails.
  • marshallers version 0.2. Easy registration and usage of custom XML and JSON marshallers supporting hierarchical configurations
  • oauth version 2.0.1. Provides easy interaction with OAuth service providers
  • pusher version 0.3. Wrapper for REST api
  • redis version 1.3. Provides integration with a Redis datastore
  • spring-batch version 0.2.1. Provides the Spring Batch framework and convention based Jobs
  • spring-security-facebook version 0.7.3. Plugin for Facebook Authentication, as extension to Grails Spring Security Core plugin

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