This Week in Grails (2012-21)

Grails 2.1 RC2 was released this week and it has several fixes including some addressing issues found in last week’s RC1 release. Grails 2.0.4 was also released, along with 1.3.9 to address a security issue

Ted Naleid did a writeup of an approach to dealing with test pollution, where a test suite can pass in one run but fail in another if the tests run in a different order. This can be very frustrating and hard to fix, so this is a great resource.

GR8Conf is coming up soon (starts next week!) and there was one speaker interview this week:

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There was one new plugin released:

  • inflector version 0.1. Provides tags to simplify common text inflections, e.g. plural and singular words

and 17 updated plugins:

  • browser-detection version 0.4.1. Provides a service and tag library for browser detection
  • cache version 1.0.0.RC1. Adds request, service method, and taglib caching
  • cloud-foundry version 1.2.2. Integrates Cloud Foundry’s cloud deployment services to manage the running of Grails applications in the cloud from the command line
  • cloud-support version 1.0.11. Support plugin to help cloud plugins update service provider connection information from the cloud environment
  • flash-helper version 0.9.1. Simplifies and standardizes the process of adding/reading messages in the flash scope
  • google-visualization version 0.5.2. Provides a taglib for the interactive charts of the Google Visualization API
  • jslint version 0.5. Run JsLint on javascript files
  • localizations version 1.4.2. Store i18n strings in a database
  • quartz version 1.0-RC2. Schedules jobs to be executed with a specified interval or cron expression using the Quartz Enterprise Job Scheduler
  • quartz-monitor version 0.2. One clear and concise page that enables you to administer all your Quartz jobs
  • quartz2 version 0.2.3. Integration with Quartz 2 framework from
  • simple-captcha version 0.8.5. Creates simple image CAPTCHAs that protect against automated completion and submission of HTML forms
  • spring-security-facebook version 0.8. Plugin for Facebook Authentication, as extension to Grails Spring Security Core plugin
  • spring-security-ldap version 1.0.6. LDAP authentication support for the Spring Security plugin
  • spring-security-oauth version Adds OAuth-based authentication to the Spring Security plugin using the OAuth plugin
  • stripe version 1.1. Use Stripe to process credit card transactions
  • translate version 1.3.0. Translates text from one language to another using the Microsoft Translator API

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