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Spring Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach, Third Edition by Daniel Rubio, Gary Mak, Josh Long, Marten Deinum

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CHAPTER 18

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Grails

When you embark on the creation of a Java web application, you need to put together a series of Java classes, create configuration files, and establish a particular layout, all of which have little to do with the problems an application solves. Such pieces are often called “scaffolding code” or “scaffolding steps,” since they are just the means to an end—the end being what an application actually accomplishes.

Grails is a framework designed to limit the amount of scaffolding steps you need to take in Java applications. Based on the Groovy language, which is a Java Virtual Machine–compatible language, Grails automates many steps ...

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