Web Application Development with Groovy and Grails

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GRO-102 (5 Days)
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Grails Training Overview

Accelebrate's Introduction to Web Application Development with Groovy and Grails training teaches Java developers the basics of Groovy and how to use the Grails framework to rapidly create sophisticated web applications.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate courses are taught as private, customized training for groups of 3 or more at your site. In addition, we offer live, private online training for teams who may be in multiple locations or wish to save on travel costs. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private on-site or online training, please contact us.

Online Training with Accelebrate. In the wake of the sudden emergence of the Coronavirus crisis, we want to help our clients continue to learn and grow while at home. We are offering 10% off any new booking of private online classes for your team of 3 or more if purchased before May 15, 2020. Please use discount code online2020 in the comments section of the contact form. For more information, and to see how we ensure successful online training, please see this Online Training Q&A.

Grails Training Objectives

  • Understand Groovy's relationship to Java
  • Use the Groovy tools
  • Master the fundamentals of writing Groovy code
  • Work with Groovy strings, closures, and collections
  • See how conditionals, loops, and other control structures differ in Groovy versus Java and other languages
  • Produce and parse JSON and XML data
  • Access relational databases from Groovy
  • Understand the fundamentals of Grails and how it integrates with Spring, Hibernate, and other frameworks
  • Use domain classes and understand domain class relationships
  • Understand MVC architecture and best practices for implementing it in Grails applications
  • Build Groovy Server Pages
  • Write and use Grails services
  • Deploy a Grails application

Grails Training Outline

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Introduction
Groovy Fundamentals
  • Differences between Groovy and Java
  • Declaring classes
  • Using assertions
  • Groovy Strings
  • Closures
  • Lists and Maps
  • Expandos
  • Ranges
  • Lists, Maps, and Sets
  • Builders
  • Metaprogramming
Grails Project Structure
  • Overview of a Grails project
  • Directories for model classes, controllers, and views
  • Data source configuration
  • Logging
  • Command line utilities
  • IDE integration
Domain Classes
  • Object-Relational Mapping with GORM
  • Optional properties
  • Constraints and validation
  • Modeling relationships
  • Performing CRUD operations
  • Dynamic queries
  • Connection to Hibernate
Scaffolding
  • Dynamic scaffolding
  • Working with the dynamic operations
  • Static scaffolding
  • Generating controllers
  • Generating views
Controllers
  • Setting the default action
  • Accessing request attributes
  • Flash scope
  • Data binding and type conversion
  • Rendering a response
  • Redirects and returns
Groovy Server Pages
  • Built-in Grails tags
  • Dynamic tags
  • Layouts and templates
  • Pagination
  • Creating custom tags
Adding Ajax Support
  • Basics of Ajax
  • Ajax-supporting tags
  • Rendering JSON and XML responses
Services and Jobs
  • Transactions
  • Services and dependency injection
Java Integration
  • ORM integration with Hibernate
  • Dependency injection with Spring
  • Working with legacy databases
Plugins
  • Architecture
  • Installing plugins
  • Review of common plugins
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

GRO-102

Duration:

5 Days

Prerequisites:

All attendees should be familiar with web development in Java, including servlets, JSPs, and database access.

Training Materials:

All attendees receive a copy of Apress's The Definitive Guide to Grails 2 and related course materials, as well as copies of all code created during class.

Software Requirements:

  • JDK 1.6 or later
  • The latest stable release of Grails
  • A powerful IDE that supports Groovy and Grails, such as SpringSource's Groovy/Grails Tool Suite or IntelliJ IDEA
  • Related free software and lab files; please contact us for detailed specifications

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