Making Swing Groovy, Part I

I’ve been spending a lot of time lately trying to understand how much Groovy improves Swing user interfaces. Like so many Java developers, I rarely write client-side programs. Almost all of my time and effort with Java over at least the last five years has been on the server side, mostly with frameworks like Struts,… Read More

Star rating in the Grails RichUI plugin

I’ve been working on a Grails application for rating the popularity of Grails plugins. ¬†Rather than just use a simple form with radio buttons or a drop-down list, I thought I’d use the star rating component of the RichUI plugin. The initial set-up is easy enough. ¬†First, install the RichUI plugin. grails install-plugin richui then… Read More