Grails Diary - Week 24 in 2015

16 June 2015

Still a bit in mental recovery after a hectic GR8conf, it was great to read Iván López take on the conference and Speaking at GR8Conf. As I'm writing this, the oral exams for the Groovy/Grails course I did a short session on at GR8conf is half way done (20 student more to examinate tomorrow), and so far all have passed :)

The first milestone for Spring Boot 1.3.0 was released this week, and available on Gvm (SDKman).

The Gradle Summit was held during this week. A new brand ( and logo was revealed: the Gradlefant. I was not there but have stumbled on a few sets of slides from the presentations:

The next version of Gradle: 2.5.0, the Gradle team will add continuous build mode to any build. The next major version of Gradle: 3.0, will include Rule based model configuration, that is being incrementally developed during the Gradle 2.x stream.

"The Groovy bible": Groovy in Action, Second Edition is in print now! 10.000 lines of tested Groovy code included.

Don't forget, you can still secure an early bird ticket for GR8conf US


Podcasts and Videos of Presentations

Blogs, Articles, etc.

Updated Plugins

  • LESS Asset-Pipeline Plugin Provides LESS support for the asset-pipeline static asset management plugin.
  • ElasticSearch Grails Plugin The revived Elasticsearch plugin for Grails.
  • Grails Mybatis Plugin The MyBatis plugin enables Grails integration with MyBatis ORM framework
  • AWS SDK Plugin The AWS SDK Plugin allows your Grails application to use the Amazon Web Services infrastructure services. It provides simple wrapper service around the official AWS SDK
  • CDN Asset Pipeline Plugin Provides Gant scripts to automatically upload Grails app static assets to CDNs. Those scripts can easily be integrated to a build pipeline for continuous delivery/deployment. It uses Asset Pipeline Grails Plugin to precompile assets and Karman Grails Plugin to upload files to various Cloud Storage Services.
  • Vaadin 7 Plugin Grails plugin integrating Vaadin 7 into the Grails project.
  • Grails Plugin Config Plugin Simplifies plugin configuration tasks
  • Hystrix Circuit Breaker Plugin Hystrix is awesome, this is an attempt to make it easy to use for a Grails application
  • Atmosphere Meteor Plugin This plugin incorporates the Atmosphere Framework, which includes client and server-side components for building asynchronous web applications.
  • AWS Instance Utilizes a single (thread-safe) AWS Client Instance to access AWS Services: SES, SQS, DynamoDB, S3, Mobile Analytics

Interesting Tweets


Conferences and meetups