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Grails Roadmap

Grails 1.4

  • Latest Groovy, Spring and Hibernate
  • Agent Based Reloading
  • Improved Static Resource Handling
  • Replace Prototype With jQuery
  • GORM Enhancements
    • Schema Migrations
    • Reverse Engineering
    • Abstract Inheritance
    • Improved Unit Testing

Grails 1.3


The theme for this release is updated Grails to the latest Groovy 1.7 features and support for Maven repositories and declarative plugin dependencies


  • Groovy 1.7 support
  • Deployment and resolution of plugins from Maven repositories
  • JUnit 4 support
  • GORM enhancements
Target Date - see JIRA Roadmap for latest date info.

Grails 2.0


Take modular development with plugins to the next level by allowing modular deployment with OSGi


  • Ability to package plugins as OSGi bundles
  • Ability for plugins to declaratively declare dependencies
  • Generic security abstraction supported and implemented by different plugins
  • Ability to override sensible defaults for constraints, cache strategy etc.

Target Date - TBC