Monthly Archives: July 2009

Google App Engine as a Super Aggressive Cache Service for Grails Apps.

I’ve been thinking a bit about how to use the Google App Engine in a Grails deployment infrastructure. In the following post, I want to sketch out how to use the Google App Engine as an aggressive cache mechanism for Grails applications to reduce the cost of Grails experiments. Continue reading

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9 Tips to Planning and Building Maintainable Grails UIs

How can we build user interfaces using GSP that are manageable and easy to update? Many of the books on Grails focus on the technology available in Grails, but very few give rules and techniques to make GSPs manageable.

Grails templates and the out-of-the-box functionality is great. But once you start trying to integrate layouts and designs for real world websites, you’ll find that bad coding practices can quickly lead to a chaotic and unmaintainable mess of spaghetti code.

In this post, I want to share some tips, lessons and ideas I have learned from projects worked in the last year and a half of Grails UI development.

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Grails Hosting Solutions? Here’s a list…

Inspired by a recent post in the mailing list, I’ve decided to gather a list of web hosts that are Grails friendly or recommended by Developers…

Know any more? What do you use for your Grails hosting? ( List from Grails.org )

Discussions about this on the Grails Mailing List:http://www.nabble.com/Grails-Hosting%3A-Which-Company%2C-Which-Application-Server-td24860653.html