Installing a Grails Development Environment on Linux


In this Grails Example, we will set up our development environment on a Linux system.

Video #6 shows how to install Grails and Java on Linux

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Video #7 shows how to install Eclipse and the Grails extensions on Linux

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Installing a Grails Development Environment on OS X


Updated for Grails 2.3.x
Video #4: In this Grails Example, we will set up our development environment on an OS X environment.

This first video shows you how to install Grails and Java on OS X. To install Grails, you will need a Java Developers Kit (www.apple.com), and the Grails libraries (www.grails.org). This video will show you how to download and install both. We will be using the Groovy Environment Manager (GVM) to easily install the latest version of Grails.

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Video #5: In the second video, you learn how to install an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) based on Eclipse called the Groovy/Grails Tool Suite. This tool is pre-configured for Groovy and Grails to give you features such as syntax highlighting and code completion. The video shows you how to install it and configure it for the Grails 2.1.1 environment that you installed in the previous video.

Installing a Grails Development Environment on Windows

Updated for Grails 2.2.x
In this Grails Example, we will set up our development environment on a Windows system.

This first video shows you how to install Grails and Java on Windows. To install Grails, you will need a Java Developers Kit (www.java.com), and the Grails libraries (www.grails.org). This video will show you how to download and install both. It then shows how to set the appropriate environment variables to allow you to run Grails commands from the command prompt.

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In the second video, you learn how to install an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) based on Eclipse called the Groovy & Grails Tool Suite. This tool is pre-configured for Groovy and Grails to give you features such as syntax highlighting and code completion. The video shows you how to install it and configure it for the Grails 2.2.x environment that you installed in the previous video.

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