Chapter 9. Wizards and workflow with webflows

In this chapter

  • What webflows are, and what they’re useful for
  • Implementing basic wizard-style flows
  • Making use of branching for complex conditions
  • Simplifying logic with subflows
  • Leveraging flow-scoped stateful services
  • Testing webflows

We’ve covered a lot of territory so far, and learned a lot about the basics of controllers, views, and models—how they work together and how to test them. We’ve given our application a great UI makeover, and learned plenty about core Grails application development in the process. But we haven’t explored basic workflow yet.

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