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Beginning Groovy, Grails and Griffon by Jim Shingler, Joseph Faisal Nusairat, Christopher M. Judd, Vishal Layka

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CHAPTER 5

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Building the User Interface

Chapter 4 introduced the layering and components of Grails, and it showed you how to create a simple application using Grails scaffolding. In this chapter, you’ll use the domain objects from Chapter 4 to start the process of creating an attractive, full-featured application using the Collab-Todo wireframe.

You will learn how to use Groovy Server Pages (GSP), Grails tags, Grails templates, and CSS to create a common look and feel across the application. You will create the login view and the controller actions to support it. Next, you will start to focus on user experience. You will look at validation, errors, ...

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