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Scand has been using Grails since version 0.4.4 for dozens of applications. Until recently the mainstream development version was 2.1.x, though be frankly we used customized distributive that includes special fixes performed by our developers. Unfortunately, there was no possibility to use more recent versions 2.2.x without these improvements that the community was not ready to…
Our Groovy guru prepared an introduction and showed some tricks of programming in Groovy, described the advantages of this dynamic language and demonstrated its effectiveness and other benefits it provides to developers and QA specialists.
We have finished migration of our projects to use an updated Grails version 1.3.7 by SpringSource. Grails is a dynamic Java-and-Groovy-based web application framework allowing us to apply convention-based rapid development and benefit from the usage of the accredited APIs.