Grails 3.0.0.M1 Asset-Pipeline Tips & Tricks

Posted by David Estes on Jan 29, 2015

As many of you may have seen. In the past few hours the pre-release version of grails 3.0.0.M1 was released. It features many great improvements such as moving to the gradle build tool, easier testing stack, better IDE support, and tons of other little nuggets.

Grails 3.0 is also the first official framework release running on the new AP 2.0 stack exclusively. As this is a pre-release expect improvements down the line but at the moment, you can already take advantage of the full suite of AP...

Spring Boot with the Asset-Pipeline

Posted by David Estes on Dec 21, 2014

During my off hours this week, I started playing around with spring-boot. This is one of those frameworks I've been meaning to learn and try out but haven't had the time until recently. My first impressions were fairly positive, though it can be tough to develop in with a simple editor like Sublime Text due to remembering the import statements for all those annotations.

One thing that caught me off guard was the limited support for serving static assets and dealing with compiling...