Grails 3 and React

Whether your team has an existing Grails app that needs a new UI or you are designing a brand new microservice architecture with these frameworks, this 6-hour workshop will prepare you to seamlessly integrate the React JavaScript library into your Grails 3 applications.

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This workshop introduces several approaches to using the React JavaScript library with Grails 3 projects.

Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the following topics through lectures, real-world examples, and hands-on practice:

  • What React is and how to get the most out of it
  • Approaches to using front-end frameworks
  • Building single page applications (SPAs) with Grails 3 and React

While we will focus on React in this course, many of the techniques are applicable to other modern JavaScript frameworks as well.


  • Introduction to React
  • Grails Profiles
  • Webpack/Node/npm/yarn
  • Asset Pipeline
  • Spring Security REST
  • Bonus: Server-side Rendering
  • Bonus: GORM/GraphQL

Intended Audience

This course is a great learning opportunity for developers interested in understanding how the front-end landscape intersects with Grails 3 applications.


To get the most out of this course, we recommend students have at least intermediate proficiency with Grails 3 and a familiarity with React.

A review of the tutorials at should provide adequate preparation for most developers

Duration and Format

6 hours, delivered as 2 (3-hour) sessions

This course can be delivered either online or in-person at your location or in our Midwest training lab (12140 Woodcrest Executive Drive; St. Louis, MO. 63141).

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