Graeme Rocher talks through the latest Async features offered by Grails and how they can be used to create non-blocking REST APIs.
Rob Fletcher explains how to use Vert.x, WebSockets, continuous unit testing and headless end-to-end testing to create one-page applications in Grails.
Jeff Scott Brown explains how to write polyglot applications with Grails, focusing on what it takes to add support for Scala, Clojure and other languages.
Jeff Beck shows how to use Codenarc, Cobertura, JSLint, and other tools to perform static analysis on Grails applications.
Stephane Maldini on addressing several issues concerning web applications written with Grails: scrolling large data sets without blocking, streaming to the browser, scale Grails in the cloud, etc.
Burt Beckwith discusses performing transactions in Grails, covering services, customizing transaction attributes (isolation, propagation levels), two-phase commit, using JMS, and testing the code.
Peter Ledbrook overviews several application architectures that can be done in Grails: MVC plus a DB back-end and a service layer, single-page, and event-based back-end.
Burt Beckwith discusses the security risks web applications may face (XSS, CRSF, SQL injection) and the libraries and plugins that developers can use to secure their Grails applications.
Baruch Sadogursky overviews and compares search and testing tools available to Grails developers.
Kyle Boon reviews 3 frameworks for building RESTful WS- Grails, Dropwizard and Ratpack-, comparing their code readability, maintainability, deployment, metrics collection, scalability and testability.