This Week in Grails (2012-16)

The April edition of the Java Tech Journal is all about Groovy; check out the table of contents:

  • Making JavaFX Groovier – Easy Development of JavaFx 2.x Applications, Dean Iverson
  • Contracts for Groovy – GContracts: A Design by Contract Extension for Groovy, Andre Steingress
  • Grails: Beyond the Quickstart – Is Grails Suitable for the Java Enterprise? You Bet!, Peter Ledbrook
  • Griffon: Desktop Development – The Fun Way – Building Desktop Applications with Groovy, Andres Almiray
  • ‘coz Concurrency is Groovy! – GPars: Parallel Systems Made Java-friendly, Václav Pech
  • “The Ecosystem Is a Key Asset to Groovy’s Success” – Interview with Groovy Project Lead Guillaume Laforge

Check out this week’s GR8Conf EU speaker interviews:

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There were 6 new plugins released:

and 7 updated plugins:

  • avatar version 0.6.1. Provides a taglib for displaying avatars
  • cucumber version 0.4.0. Test your Grails apps with Cucumber
  • fitnesse version 2.0.1. Makes it possible to use the popular Open Source testing framework Fitnesse in combination with Grails.
  • jslint version 0.4. Run JsLint on javascript files
  • routing version 1.2.1. Send and route messages to a wide variety of destination endpoints directly from your Controllers and Services using Camel
  • smart-sprites-resources version 0.2. Creates Sprites using SmartSprites as a component of the Resources plugin
  • spring-batch version 0.1.1. Provides the Spring Batch framework and convention based Jobs

Interesting Tweets


User groups and Conferences

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