groovy Archive

Strategies for Grails Plugin Testing

Maintaining Grails plugins can be a real challenge given the high expectations and demands. Apart from supporting many users, you’re tasked with making sure that the plugin is compatible with a range of Grails versions – both

Behaviour Driven Development with Cucumber, Groovy and Grails

This presentation explains how you can do Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) with Cucumber, Groovy and Grails. This session presents the good and the bad of BDD. It then presents and Cucumber as an open source tool to implement

Testing Grails

Grails comes with extensive testing support, ranging from unit to integration to functional tests. This session will demonstrate the range of options available both natively and through testing plugins.

Test Java and Groovy with Spock

Spock is a popular open source testing framework (mainly) for Java and Groovy applications. What makes it stand out from the crowd is its beautiful and highly expressive specification language. Thanks to its JUnit runner, Spock is

Testing the Grails Spring Security Plugins

This talk looks at strategies for testing a Grails application secured by one or more of the Spring Security plugins. We’ll look at functional tests for URL-based security, as well as integration tests to validate the security