GRAILS: Accelerating J2EE Application Development
Cygnet Infotech presents a webinar with
- Grails can help J2EE teams to be more productive and efficient
- Grails can shorten Go-To-Market time for project development
Understand its implementation strategies, applications and business benefits.
Following points were discussed:
- What is special about "Grails"?
- Digging in Grail's Architecture
- Fruitful Grails Commands
- Unveiling Power of Scaffolding
- Utilizing Grails Configuration
- Muscle up
applicationby meta programming
- Success Stories
How does Grails provide a cloud-centric environment?
Basically, an outcome from Grails war is a war file that can be deployed over a standard web container. Deploying these wars can be a standalone machine or it can be deployed over a cloud in case your objective is to have stretchable hardware resources, load balancing and
sitemash and what role does it play in Grails?
Site-mash is used for layout of pages, by specifying the layouts, pieces of GSPs can be reused and templating can be achieved.
For a novice
java developer, how much time it is required to know completely groovy on grails?
A week is enough to start basic development.
Grails is super for CRUD. For building on top of legacy databases where data
retrieval / updates must be sent / received via Oracle PL/SQL calls, can grails support that through configuration?
In addition to dynamic dispatch for CRUD methods, yes we can very well write our custom code to query
What does Scaffolding
Scaffolding is meant to provide all boilerplate code behind the scene at runtime to perform CRUD functionality.
Is it possible to use the variables defined in config.groovy in domain and service
Yes. We can access variables defined in
Can I use grail for
xmpp and JMS for asynchronous communication?
Yes. It is possible through the various plug-ins like ActiveMQ
What would be the minimum system/server configuration required?
Standard developer machine will be most helpful.
Is there any support for reporting tool other than Jasper?
Yes, there are plug-ins for reporting tools like BIRT Report, Dynamic Jasper, and Export.
Does Grails have something like Django Admin?
Yes. Grails does have
Does Grails use an application server
datasource (in instance to create one into DataSource.groovy)?
Yes, by specifying details in DataSource.groovy.
Can we use JQuery scripts for UI?
Can we use MYSQL?
Yes, Grails supports all standard
How do I use more than one database in Grails?
By providing configuration details in
Is Exception handling supported?
Yes, it is rich by
plugin available for eclipse?
Does Grails provide EJB application support?
How do you justify Grails with EJB3.1 and its simple annotation implementation?
How often grails updates its
underlayingframworks i.e. Hibenate, Spring?
The community is really active and
Do you have experience with a hot deploy?
Yes, but should be avoided in production.
Hello and thanks for this webinar. The screenshots look great! What IDE are these screenshots taken from? Thanks!
It is taken from
Shall we get the slides of groovy basics
We have received a lot of
What is Prerequisite for Groovy on Grails?
Good to have knowledge on Java/J2EE but it is not compulsory.