Introduction to Grails Security

Join us for this 2-day, hands-on workshop in which you'll learn to build robust security functionality into your Grails apps.

This workshop provides an overview of the Grails security landscape. Through lectures, real-world examples, and hands-on lab exercises, you'll gain a thorough understanding of the configuration and capabilities of Grails security plugins.

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  • Understand the security capabilities of key Grails plugins
  • Learn to configure and use Grails security plugins (Spring Security Core, LDAP, REST, ACL, UI).



Duration & Pricing

2-day workshop (6 hours)

May 17th  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CST
May 18th  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CST

USD $100


Prior experience with Grails is a plus, but no particular expertise with Groovy or Grails is required.

Intended Audience

This workshop is designed for Grails developers who wish to enhance their coding skills with a solid background in Grails security plugins and their possibilities.


  • Spring Security Core
    • Authentication
    • Authorization
    • Different configurations (@Secured / InterceptUrlMap / RequestMap)
    • Role hierarchies
  • Testing security
  • Spring security UI
  • Spring security ACL (Access Control List)
  • LDAP authentication with Spring Security LDAP
  • Spring Security REST
  • Custom authentication

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Meet the InstrucTOR

Sergio del Amo Caballero

Sergio del Amo Caballero

Sergio is a member of the OCI Grails team and an experienced web and mobile developer. He likes to create products, understand them, and evolve them. For the past six years, Sergio has been developing Grails applications; he currently devotes his time to 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.

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