New Features in Grails 3.0

06 May 2015 - Ken Kousen


This presentation will discuss the newly-released version 3 of the Grails framework. For those new to the framework, all the basics will be included, like domain classes, controllers, and services. For experienced developers, the new Gradle-based build system will be examined, as well as application profiles. Also included will be demonstrations of RESTful web services and testing, including the new functional testing capabilities.


Ken Kousen is the President of Kousen IT, Inc., through which he does technical training, mentoring, and consulting in all areas related to Java, specializing in Android, Spring, Hibernate/JPA, Groovy, and Grails. He is the author of the Manning book �Making Java Groovy� and the upcoming O'Reilly book �Gradle for Android�. He is also the author of the O'Reilly video courses "Groovy Fundamentals", "Practical Groovy", and "Mastering Groovy". In 2013 he won a JavaOne Rock Star award.