Groovy and Grails

Groovy and Grails Course Description

Duration: 4.00 days (32 hours)

This 4-day intensive training covers both Groovy and Grails in great detail. After a thorough introduction to the technology, students are taken through many advanced aspects of both the Groovy programming language and the Grails web application framework.

This training is designed to quickly get teams beyond the basics and on to the most powerful aspects of both Groovy and Grails. Students should expect a lot of hands-on interactive lab work.

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Intended Audience for this Groovy and Grails Course

  • » Developers
  • » Architects

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Groovy and Grails Course Objectives

  • » Have an understanding of the Groovy programming language and the associated Grails framework
  • » Have a sound knowledge of all the core concepts from the Web to the persistence layer
  • » Understand key development best practices that enable the development of higher quality code
  • » Use Groovy to write programs
  • » Integrate with Java
  • » Use Groovy to add dynamic functionality
  • » Use Grails for Web development and persistence
  • » Ensure reliable Grails applications through unit and integration testing
  • » Move beyond the basic scaffolding mechanisms to build robust applications

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Groovy and Grails Course Outline

      1. Day 1 The Groovy Language
        1. Introduction to Groovy
        2. Installation and Tools
        3. Groovy Beans
        4. Language Fundamentals
        5. Collections and Closures
        6. Miscellaneous APIs and Java Interoperability
      2. Day 2 Advanced Groovy
        1. Groovy Metaprogramming
        2. Groovy Annotations and AST
        3. Building DSLs with Groovy
        4. Groovy Testing
      3. Day 3 Developing Enterprise Applications with Grails
        1. Introduction to Grails
        2. Installation and Grails Quick Start
        3. GORM Basics
        4. Advanced GORM: Advanced Modeling and Querying
        5. Testing Grails Components
      4. Day 4 Controllers, Views, Services, and Plug-Ins
        1. Grails Controllers
        2. GSP, Tag Libraries, and GSP Templates
        3. Form Handling and AJAX processing
        4. Grails Services and Transactions
        5. Grails Plug-Ins

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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