Web Development with Grails 3

This 3-day, intensive workshop covers Grails 3 in depth and provides developers the knowledge and skills to quickly master the Grails framework and start maximizing their productivity right away.

This course is a great learning opportunity for developers interested in leveraging Grails features to increase productivity when building JVM web applications.

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This course provides participants a thorough understanding of the following topics through lectures, real-world examples, and hands-on practice:

  • Grails development tools
  • Building web applications with Grails
  • Strategies for leveraging the power and flexibility of GORM
  • Building RESTful applications
  • Modularizing applications with plugins
  • How and when to use of static type checking

Participants will develop the skills to confidently build a wide variety of application types, including (but not limited to) traditional web apps, RESTful applications, and JavaScript-enabled single page applications (SPAs).


  • Brief Introduction to Groovy
  • Introduction to Grails plus Installation
  • Controllers
  • Introduction to GSP
  • Application Lifecycle
  • Dependency Injection
  • Introduction to GORM
  • Services
  • Application Profiles
  • Web Services
  • Static Type Checking
  • Plugins


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 Groovy or Grails is required.

Duration and Format

3 days (18 hours)

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

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