Grails Quickcast #12: Building Grails Applications with Gradle

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Building Grails Applications with Gradle

In this Grails Quickcast, OCI Grails team member, Sergio del Amo, explores Grails integration with the Gradle build tool.

In this 25-minute lesson, Sergio:

  • Explains the Gradle wrapper-related files
  • Explains how it's possible to delegate IDE build/run actions from IntelliJ IDEA to Gradle
  • Introduces common Gradle tasks for Grails developers, such as bootRun, test, integrationTest, and check or assemble
  • Demonstrates how to work with system properties and get a more verbose output from your Gradle test executions

Meet the Presenter

Sergio del Amo Caballero | Grails Team Member

Nirav Assar

Grails Team Member

OCI Grails Team member, Sergio del Amo, is an experienced web and mobile developer. He likes to create products, understand them, and evolve them. For the past six years, he has been developing Grails applications and is currently involved with client work, Grails Guides, Grails Plugins, and other aspects of the framework. He feels genuinely empowered by Grails and likes how succinct and powerful Groovy is.

Since April 2015, Sergio has been the author of Groovy Calamari, a weekly newsletter about the Groovy Ecosystem: Grails, Geb, Gradle, and Ratpack.