This Week in Grails (2012-14)

Grails 2.0.3 was released this week to address some issues with the 2.0.2 release, in particular being too aggressive with the updated parameter binding fixes. Check out the release notes for the details.

Interested in taking the SpringSource Groovy and Grails course? Check out the course info and updated schedule. The course is currently available in Columbia MD, Chicago IL, San Francisco CA, Paris, London, Brussels, Bangalore, and online. I wouldn’t mind teaching the class in Bangalore 🙂

Tomcat 7.0.27 was released this week and includes support for the WebSocket protocol (RFC6455). That looks pretty cool – you might be seeing a blog post from me on that at some point.

GR8Conf EU is approaching – register now to get the early bird price before the price goes up on April 15th. Check out the preliminary agenda and the updated information page about the conference venue and nearby hotels.

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:

  • html-cleaner version 0.1. Whitelist based HTML cleaner based on jsoup

and 17 updated plugins:

  • apns version 1.0. Apple Push Notification Service Integration
  • asynchronous-mail version 0.5. Send email asynchronously by storing them in the database and sending with a Quartz job
  • browser-detection version 0.4. Provides a service and tag library for browser detection
  • codenarc version 0.17. Static code analysis for Groovy
  • cxf-client version 1.3.1. Use existing (or new) Apache CXF wsdl2java generated content to invoke SOAP services
  • date-formatting version 0.2.8. Adds functions to the Date object to convert into various string formats
  • grails-melody version 1.13. Integrates the JavaMelody system monitoring tool
  • hibernate-search version 0.4.2. Integrates Hibernate Search for domain classes
  • jesque-web version 0.3.2. Web interface to view and manage jesque queues, jobs and workers
  • jxl version 0.52. Export data to Excel using the JXL library
  • lesscss-resources version 1.3.0. Optimises the use of css files, compiling .less files into their .css counterprt, and place the css into the processing chain to be available to the other resource plugin features
  • rabbitmq version 1.0.0.RC1. Integrates with Rabbit MQ messaging
  • spring-security-core version The official Grails security plugin; integrates with Spring Security
  • twitter-bootstrap version Twitter Bootstrap CSS framework resource files
  • uploadr version 0.5.10. HTML5 Drag and Drop file uploader
  • xsd-reverse-engineer version 0.3.2. Convert XSD document to GORM objects
  • zk version 2.0.0.M7. Adds ZK Ajax framework ( support to Grails applications

Interesting Tweets


User groups and Conferences

2 Responses to “This Week in Grails (2012-14)”

  1. Donal says:

    At lot of the job links are prepended with “” causing them to 404

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