CHAPTER 2

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Getting Started with Grails

In Chapter 1, you got your first introduction to the Grails framework and a feel for the basic command-line interface while creating the basis for the gTunes application. This chapter is going to build on that foundation by showing how you can use the Grails scaffolding feature to quickly build a prototype application that can generate simple CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete) interfaces.

Then comes an explanation of some of the basic concepts within the Grails ecosystem, including environments, data sources, and deployment. Get ready—this is an action-packed chapter with loads of information!

What Is Scaffolding? ...

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