Jim Driscoll discusses using ADFm to create and change Groovy scripts at runtime and debugging a live system with JWDP.
Kyle Boon reviews 3 frameworks for building RESTful WS- Grails, Dropwizard and Ratpack-, comparing their code readability, maintainability, deployment, metrics collection, scalability and testability.
Jeff Scott Brown discusses Groovy’s runtime metaprogramming capabilities and the Meta Object Protocol (MOP).
Dan Woods discusses using Spring Integration and design patterns to implement a message-driven architecture in Grails to allow for better modularity, scalability, and code reusability.
Steve Pember discusses creating Grails applications integrating message broker technologies, especially RabbitMQ, and applying SOA principles.
Paul King presents working with databases in Groovy, covering datasets, GMongo, Neo4J, raw JDBC, Groovy-SQL, CRUD, Hibernate, caching, Spring Data technologies, etc.
Graeme Rocher presents the latest additions to Grails including a walk through of the features included Grails 2.3 and upcoming in Grails 3.0.
Zan Thrash introduces Spock, a Grails testing framework that includes mocking, parameterized tests and an extension API.
Ken Kousen covers the testing options for Grails applications including testing constraints, using mocks, generating test data, the available testing annotations, and more.
Bobby Warner discusses the pros and cons of the available options that Grails developers have for creating RESTful APIs.
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.