This Week in Grails (2012-37)

Lots of stuff for this week’s post since I was busy last week doing some onsite consulting and didn’t have time to get that one out.

We’ve released version 2.1.1 of Grails, and the Groovy team released versions versions 2.0.2 and 1.8.8. Not to be outdone, the Gradle team released version 1.2 and are planning some cool stuff for 1.3. And the STS team have released version 3.1.0.M1 of STS and GGTS.

If you have an idea for a talk at the 2012 Groovy & Grails eXchange in London, submit it here.

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There were 4 new plugins released:

  • airbrake version 0.4. Notifier plugin for integrating apps with Airbrake
  • retina version 1.0.1. Simple tag for adding inline Retina images to your GSP pages
  • cassandra-astyanax version 0.2.0. Exposes the Astyanax Cassandra client as a Grails service and adds dynamic methods
  • trimmer version 0.1. Trims all form submission inputs

and 18 updated plugins:

  • angularjs-resources version 1.0.2. Adds AngularJS resources to an application
  • app-info version 1.0.2. Provides a UI for inspecting and altering various aspects of the application’s configuration
  • artefact-messaging version 0.3. Adds the message function just as in controllers to services or other arbitrarily defined artefacts
  • bean-fields version 1.0. Provides a suite of tags for rendering form fields for domain and command objects
  • cached-resources version 1.1. Provides a “hash and cache” mapper for the resources framework, automatically creating safe unique filenames for your resources and setting them to eternally cache in the browser
  • concordion version 0.1.2. Provides a convenient integration between the Concordion framework —an open source tool for writing automated acceptance tests in Java— and Grails applications
  • cucumber version 0.6.1. Test your Grails apps with Cucumber
  • email-confirmation version 2.0.6. Sends an email to a user with a link to click to confirm site registration
  • font-awesome-resources version 2.0. Integrates the Font Awesome icon set
  • handlebars-resources version 0.3.1. Supports using Handlebars.js templates with the Grails Resources Plugin
  • jetty version 2.0.1. Makes Jetty the development time container
  • localizations version Store i18n strings in a database
  • mongodb-morphia version 0.8.0. Alternative MongoDB GORM based on the Morphia library (former gorm-mongodb)
  • neo4j version 1.0.0.SNAPSHOT. GORM for Neo4j
  • remoting version 1.3. Makes it easy to expose your Grails services to remote clients via RMI, Hessian, Burlap and Spring’s HttpInvoker protocol, and also easily access remote services via the same set of protocols
  • resources version 1.2.RC2. A resource management and processing framework
  • twitter-bootstrap version 2.1.1. Twitter Bootstrap CSS framework resource files
  • zk version 2.0.4. Adds ZK Ajax framework ( support to Grails applications

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