Grails, taglib, educational technologies

Grails tag libraries are designed to provide content formatting capabilities right on a GSP page. The 'tag' is an action that can be declared in a form of an HTML element. This action can accept an enclosed content and parameters defined as the element attributes to render a modified HTML. For instance, the following built-in tag iterates and renders each element of the list object using the template specified in the content:

Grails, test, educational technologies

Unit testing in Grails is currently implemented with Grails Testing plugin. The plugin provides unit testing facilities through the GrailsUnitTestCase class which offers a lot of useful methods for mocking Grails-specific objects. This post demonstrates how some of these methods can be used to test Grails domain classes and services.

Grails, spring security technologies

Today we’ll talk about the ways to filter user access to some controllers and actions in the Grails application. There are few solutions that could be really useful for implementing this task. So let’s look at a quick overview of them.

Grails technologies

Modern web applications are counting on the big amount of users, so efficiency is a very important aspect of a web development. Today we’ll talk about the ways to increase efficiency of the web application, developed on the Grails platform.

Grails technologies

Using command objects in Grails is a simple way to perform data binding and validation when there is no need to create domain object. In this tutorial I will show you some examples of using it.