Grails Diary - Week 19 in 2014

13 May 2014

Biggest Grails related news this week, is the first release candidate of Grails 2.4 is out, with Groovy 2.3 and Springframework 4.0.4! Check out the release notes. Please test, and report bugs before the final release.

The Grails Mailing lists will be deprecated from now! Ordinary questions should be posted at Stackoverflow , and discussions about the framework should be handled in the Google Group at The archive at nabbles will still be available for google searches etc.

Ryan Vanderwerf has posted a video of the Lego Mindstorms EV3 running with Groovy, which he will demo at his workshop at GR8conf EU - I think it is very cute! Remember there is only 14 days left to buy your ticket for GR8conf EU this year!

For SpringOne2gx, parts of the schedule is now avaliable



Podcasts and Videos of Presentations

Blogs, Articles, etc.

New Plugins

  • One Line Access Log Plugin Grails does not come with a Grails-centric access log which shows useful info for every request. This plugin provides a single line access log for every request
  • Dirserve Plugin Serve static contents from a filesystem directory.

Updated Plugins

Interesting Tweets

Conferences and meetups

GR8conf Europe, Copenhagen - Denmark, June 2nd -4th, 2014.
SOTR - Scotch on the Rocks, Edinburg, June 5th - 6th, 2014
Gradle Summit, Santa Clara, USA, june 12th - 13th, 2014
GR8conf US, Minneapolis - USA, July 28th-29th, 2014.
SpringOne 2GX 2014, Dallas - USA, September 8th - 11th, 2014.
Groovy Grails Exchange, London - GB, December 12th - 13th, 2014
G48, global, TBD