The Groovy & Grails UG aims to meet once every month or so, providing an opportunity for Groovy & Grails experts, programmers and enthusiasts to learn, meet and discuss. The Groovy & Grails UG (UK) also discusses events and ideas on the G&G UG (UK) LinkedIN Group
The Groovy & Grails User Group was founded in 2007, a few months prior to the first Groovy & Grails eXchange.
Public speaking & the story of a Grails 3 upgrade
Organised by GGUG: Groovy & Grails User Group London
Welcome to an evening of Peter Ledbrook! This event will have two parts. The first will be a short talk on techniques for public speaking. This isn't just about presenting at conferences and user groups. The skills are useful for presenting to your team mates and management too.
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Spock Framework - Hidden Gems
The topic for this evening will be Groovy testing. We're sure you all have plenty of ideas for tips, tricks, and pitfalls when it comes to testing. There's plenty to talk about with Spock and Geb, as well as the relative benefits of dynamic and static types with testing.#testing #grails #groovy
Featuring Marcin Erdmann
This talk is targeted at users with some prior knowledge of Geb as the latest changes and additions to the library (working with windows and frames, drag and drop, SauceLabs support, page content control shortcuts, etc.) and some advanced techniques (custom Navigator implementations) will be...geb groovy grails saucelabs
Large scale Grails using plugins: How to modularise an application
Featuring David A. Dawson
Ratpack - A Groovy micro web framework
Featuring Luke Daley
Ratpack has had an interesting life so far, and has recently changed hands to be developed by Luke Daley and the project run by Tim Berglund. Come and see what could be a valuable addition to the Groovy developer's toolkit for simple HTTP solutions.gradle spock http jvm ruby sinatra ratpack netty toolkit java grails groovy
All hail the command object: are stateless services the only way?
Featuring David A. Dawson
We have long-time Grails user David Dawson giving us an alternative application architecture to stateless services, one based on command objects!grails logic groovy
February - Groovy and Grails
Featuring Peter Ledbrook
Various people have brought up the need to do more promotion of Groovy and Grails, either internally to companies or to the wider developer community. So let's get together and discuss what we can do to improve the situation and come up with a plan of action.groovy grails