Beginning Groovy and Grails

Beginning Groovy and Grails

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Web frameworks are playing a major role in the creation of today's most compelling web applications, because they automate many of the tedious tasks, allowing developers to instead focus on providing users with creative and powerful features. Java developers have been particularly fortunate in this area, having been able to take advantage of Grails, an open source framework that supercharges productivity when building Javaa€“driven web sites. Grails is based on Groovy, which is a very popular and growing dynamic scripting language for Java developers and was inspired by Python, Ruby, and Smalltalk. Beginning Groovy and Grails is the first introductory book on the Groovy language and its primary web framework, Grails. This book gets you started with Groovy and Grails and culminates in the example and possible application of some reala€“world projects. You follow along with the development of each project, implementing and running each application while learning new features along the way. What youa€™ll learn Understand the fundamentals of the open source, dynamic Groovy scripting language and the Grails web framework. Capitalize upon Grailsa€™ wella€“defined framework architecture to build web applications faster than ever before. Improve your web application with cuttinga€“edge interface enhancements using Ajax. Use Grailsa€™ objecta€“relational mapping solution, GORM, to manage your data store more effectively than ever before. Take advantage of Groovy to create reporting services, implement batch processing, and create alternative client interfaces. Deploy and upgrade your Grailsa€“driven applications with expertise and ease. Discover an alternative client in Groovy as well. Who this book is for Java and web developers looking to learn and embrace the power and flexibility offered by the Grails framework and Groovy scripting language.0 Change our current add call to do an Ajax remote call instead of submitting the whole page. 0 Change the ... However, the majority of web frameworks, including Grails and Ruby on Rails, force you to call to another page. In reality, this is notanbsp;...

Title:Beginning Groovy and Grails
Author:Jim Shingler, Joseph Faisal Nusairat, Christopher M Judd
Publisher:Apress - 2008-06-22


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