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Beginning Groovy and Grails From Novice to Professional

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ISBN-10: 1430210451

ISBN-13: 9781430210450

Edition: 2008

Authors: Christopher M. Judd, Joseph Faisal Nusairat, Jim Shingler

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Web frameworks are playing a major role in the creation of today's most compelling web applications, because they automate many of the tedious tasks, allowing developers to instead focus on providing users with creative and powerful features. Java developers have been particularly fortunate in this area, having been able to take advantage of Grails, an open source framework that supercharges productivity when building Javadriven web sites. Grails is based on Groovy, which is a very popular and growing dynamic scripting language for Java developers and was inspired by Python, Ruby, and Smalltalk. Beginning Groovy and Grails is the first introductory book on the Groovy language and its…    
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Book details

List price: $42.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Apress L. P.
Publication date: 6/23/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 7.52" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Christopher Judd is president and primary consultant for Judd Solutions, LLC. He is an international speaker, open source evangelist, leader of the Central Ohio Java Users Group, and coauthor of Enterprise Java Development on a Budget (Apress, 2003). He has spent 12 years architecting and developing software for Fortune 500 companies in various industries, including insurance, retail, government, manufacturing, and transportation. His focus is consulting, mentoring, and training with Java, Java EE, Java Platform, Micro Edition (Java ME), mobile technologies, and related technologies.

Joseph Faisal Nusairat , author of "Beginning JBoss Seam" and co-author "Beginning Groovy & Grails", is a software developer who has been developing web based applications in the Columbus and Phoenix area since 1997, primarily focused on Java / Groovy development. His career has taken him into a variety of Fortune 500 industries including military applications, data centers, banking, internet security, pharmaceuticals, and insurance. Joseph is a graduate of Ohio University with dual degrees in Computer Science and Microbiology with a minor in Chemistry. Currently, Joseph works as the Groovy Sage at Integrallis Software ( In his off-hours he enjoys watching bodybuilding…    

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Introduction to Groovy
Groovy Basics
More Advanced Groovy
Introduction to Grails
Building the User Interface
Building Domains and Services
Security in Grails
Web 2.0 - Ajax and Friends
Web Services
Batch Processing
Deploying and Upgrading
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