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Dave is a developer with Contegix, a company specializing in delivering managed internet infrastructure based upon Linux, Mac OS X, JEE, and Grails. Dave has worked as a developer, architect, project manager, mentor, and trainer for the past 15 years, and has presented at user groups and national conferences. Dave's Groovy and Grails-related thoughts can be found at http://dave-klein.blogspot.com.
I bought this book expecting I might go from rails development to grails development pretty easily, but it's missing SO MUCH information it's ridiculous. Read morePublished on February 1, 2012 by Jason Fisher
The best 200 pages of technical literature I have ever read. This is a true 'No Fluff Just Stuff' book. Read morePublished on December 6, 2010 by Boyko Todorov
Being in IT and now a software developer, I've read my share of tech books. I've spent countless hours sifting through 800 page books just to find out the very basics of the... Read morePublished on October 13, 2010 by LE
I am an experienced Java developer who is just being allowed to use Grails at work, so I wanted to extend my knowledge past the puttering around stage, and attended several of Dave... Read morePublished on June 26, 2010 by S. M. Lauer
I personally like to thank the author for making the extra effort to see grails through the eyes of a beginner. Read morePublished on April 16, 2010 by Symeon Megalos
Grails: A Quick-Start Guide offers a survey of Java web development and Grails dynamics, showing how to use Grails to build a unique application. Read morePublished on March 18, 2010 by Midwest Book Review
Dave Klein's thoroughness and writing style made learning Grails nearly effortless. Mr. Klein needs to write similar-quality books on the topics of Spring (Core only), and... Read morePublished on March 7, 2010 by P. M Palmer
I am an experienced Rails developer. So I was expecting a rather quick ramp-up with Grails. This book is well positioned to get just not a beginner but and experienced Rails... Read morePublished on December 6, 2009 by Bharat C. Ruparel