Groovy reached 200 pull requests this week! (and still counting) https://github.com/groovy/groovy-core/pulls
The GVM tool was released in a version 2.0, featuring a new Broadcast API, and with sponsored hosting from Cloud Foundry.
The second release candidate for Griffon 2.0 is also available! You can find the release notes here and grab it from Bintray. The number of Griffon plugins also rises in numbers at https://github.com/griffon-plugins
The documentation for Grooscript has moved to http://grooscript.org/, and is now published using AsciiDoctor instead of the previous Wordpress blog. It now includes an example of using grooscript Node.js support
The Call for paper for this years Groovy Grails Exchange in London is now open, info can be found here.
Benjamin Muschko is searching for someone to take over the maintenance of the Google visualization API plugin.
Podcasts and Videos of Presentations
Blogs, Articles, etc.
ModalBox Dynamic Form Updater Load various types of forms Self Posting,I Frame, Remote Forms and normal calls via ModalBox, upon trigger save or close depending on type of call, the underlying form is updated with new values without page refreshes.
Stripe Plugin for using Stripe to process credit card transactions.
Atmosphere Meteor Plugin This plugin incorporates the Atmosphere Framework, which includes client and server-side components for building asynchronous web applications.
AngularJS Annotate Asset-Pipeline Plugin Provides AngularJS dependency injection annotation support for the asset-pipeline static asset management plugin.
Api Toolkit The Grails API Toolkit is a complete set of API tools and an API abstraction layer that automates alot of the tasks needed to build your API like api docs, real time notifications / webhooks, generated headers, responsive content type and more. This also abstracts the API away from the Controller/model with a more universal API Object that can be defined with roles, rules and definitions for handling the request and response at the front controller.
j2ssh SSH Plugin Uses the j2ssh library to provide ssh access via web interface.You can either use default Websockets method which is a live interaction with your backend ssh connection(s) or use ajax polling which only supports 1 concurrent connection at any one time.
Sencha Grails Asset Pipeline Plugin for Sencha Applications "Sencha Grails Asset Pipeline Plugin that understands how to order dependencies in Sencha applications. Requires asset-pipeline version 1.8.9 or higher.
Conferences and meetups