Introducing Grails 4: Upgrades & New Features

Webinar

In anticipation of the 2019 release of Grails 4, Grails team member, James Kleeh, hosts this complimentary webinar to bring you up to date on the latest upgrades and prepare you to migrate to the newest iteration of the framework.

Overview

The first milestone of Grails 4 was released in February 2019, and further milestones and release candidates are forthcoming, pending community feedback.

This webinar, hosted by a member of the core Grails development team, provides Grails users a summary of the new features they can expect in Grails 4 (including Micronaut integration!) and a good idea of what to expect regarding the upgrade process.

Intended Audience

This webinar is a great introduction to the latest iteration of Grails. JVM developers interested in the latest upgrades to the framework are encouraged to attend.

Outline

The following topics are covered in this webinar:

  • Differences between Grails 3 and Grails 4
  • Key upgrades and new features
  • Why Spring Loaded is out, and how this impacts your Grails applications
  • What Micronaut integration means for you
  • What to expect from the upgrade effort going forward

Prerequisites

Although everyone is welcome, we recommend attendees have at least working knowledge of JVM development principles and the Grails ecosystem. It will be assumed that participants are already familiar with the existing features of the Grails Framework.

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