Jeff Scott Brown presents some of the advanced features available in Grails 2 for web application development.
Jeff Scott Brown demoes creating a web application with Grails 2 using the command-line, GORM and Hibernate, GSP, and Spring Integration.
Jeff Beck discusses 3 ways of dealing with a large number of Grails plug-ins: checked-in plugin directory, inline plugins, and custom repository
Joe Sondow presents how Netflix uses Asgard to deploy code updates and manage resources in the Amazon cloud.
Peter Ledbrook reviews how cloud computing, multiple data stores and multi-device client UI influence the creation of web applications in Grails.
David Dawson, Russell Miles, Justin Holmes debate on which is the best server-side web framework for the JVM: Play or Grails?
Kevin Scaldeferri reports on using Scala for an SBT plug-in, for unit and functional testing, type-safe shared configuration using Zookeeper, and live inventory with WebSocket and Akka Actors.
Ken Kousen teaches the fundamentals of Grails through examples: domain classes, controllers, transactional services, producing XML and JSON data, Ajax, unit and integration testing, plugins.
Brian Jimerson presents a startup case study, including business challenges and the architectural solution implemented with Groovy, Grails and Spring.
Stefan Armbruster discusses building a Grails application with a graph data store based on Neo4j and sharing insight based on his own experience using such a system in production.
Emiliano Conde shares the process, tools, and lessons learned migrating jBilling.com from Struts/EJB to Grails/Spring.
Jeff Brown discusses how Grails enables polyglot web development, with a focus on Scala and Clojure, and explains what it takes to add support for new languages.