Grails Cookbook - A collection of tutorials and examples

Grails Example Applications

Viewing complete working examples and not just snippets is very helpful. Because sometimes the hard part in coding is on how to put things together. Below are some examples prepared to aid you in learning Grails
  • Simple Ajax Chat - this implements a simple group chat where multiple people can join and talk to everybody. The purpose of this is to introduce how to use AJAX with Grails.
  • Simple Document Management System - this implements a simple document management system where users can upload and download documents. The purpose of this is to show how to upload and download files.
  • Save Documents To Database - this implements also a document storage, but saves file binary data to the database instead of the file system. The purpose of this is to show how to store and retrieve binary data to the database.
  • Download / Export Excel File - this shows how to generate an Excel file on the fly and send it to the user's browser for download.
  • Download / Export ZIP File - this shows how to generate a ZIP file on the fly and send it to the user's browser for download.
  • Forum Application - a simple forum (message board) application written in Grails.