This Week in Grails (2012-39)

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There were 3 new plugins released:

  • akka version 0.5. Akka actors integration from Groovy and Java, in a Servlet 3.x environment
  • cors version 1.0.0. Installs a servlet filter to set Access-Control-Allow-Origin and other CORS related headers to enable cross site AJAX requests to your Grails application
  • mandrill version 0.1. A simple wrapper for the Mandrill REST API –

and 16 updated plugins:

  • airbrake version 0.7.2. Notifier plugin for integrating apps with Airbrake
  • aws-sdk version Use the Amazon Web Services infrastructure services
  • build-info-tag version 0.2. Puts a file in the generated WAR file and provides a GSP tag to display the information in it
  • dustjs-resources version 0.9. Supports server-side compilation of .dust template files to their .js counterparts
  • errors version 0.8. Sets up some basic error handling for your application
  • events-push version 1.0.M3. A client-side event bus based on the portable push library Atmosphere that propagates events from the server-side event bus to the browser
  • events-si version 1.0.M3. Standard Events system for Grails implementation; it is a Spring Integration implementation and uses its artefacts to map listeners, senders and events messages
  • facebook-sdk version 0.4.1. Allows your application to use the Facebook Platform and develop Facebook apps on or on web sites (with Facebook Connect)
  • faker version 0.7. A port of Data::Faker from Perl, is used to easily generate fake data: names, addresses, phone numbers, etc.
  • federated-grails version 0.3.1. Uses Shiro and Shibboleth to integrate into federated authentication
  • jxl version 0.54. Export data to Excel using the JXL library
  • portlets-gatein version 0.3. Provides a simple way of deploying Grails portlets to JBoss GateIN 3.1 Portal
  • remote-pagination version 0.3.1. Provides tags for pagination and to sort columns without page refresh using Ajax and loads only the list of objects needed
  • underscore version 1.4.0. Simple plugin wrapper for useful Underscore.js library
  • yammer-metrics version 2.1.2-3. Packages Coda Hale’s yammer metrics jars
  • zipped-resources version 1.0.1. Integrates with Grails’ resources framework to automatically gzip static files

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