Groovy and Grails Boot Camp

Groovy and Grails Boot Camp

This 24-hour, intensive workshop presents Grails® 3 and 4 frameworks in depth. The experience is designed to quickly get developers maximizing their productivity with the framework.


By the end of the training students will have a sophisticated understanding of all of the following:

  • The Grails development tools
  • Building web applications
  • How to leverage the power and flexibility of GORM
  • Building RESTful applications
  • Modularizing applications with plugins
  • Understanding how and when to take advantage of static type checking


To get the most out of this course, we recommend participants have beginner to intermediate proficiency with the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) and a high-level understanding of how web applications work in general. No particular expertise with Apache Groovy or the Grails framework is required.

Intended Audience

This course is well-suited for developers interested in building a variety of JVM web applications, including traditional browser-based web applications, RESTful applications, and JavaScript-enabled single page applications (SPAs).


  • Programming with Apache Groovy (1 day)
  • Grails introduction and installation
  • Controllers
  • Introduction to GSP
  • Application lifecycle
  • Dependency injection
  • GORM
  • GSP
  • Services
  • Application profiles
  • Web services
  • Static type checking
  • Plugins
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