Support for Java 8 date types has been added via a plugin.
The tags format Date and date Picker have been altered to support the new types.
Global templates can now be created for any GORM custom types.
Grails builds on these concepts and dramatically reduces the complexity of building web applications on the Java platform.Download the appropriate JDK for your operating system, run the installer, and then set up an environment variable called On some platforms (for example OS X) the Java installation is automatically detected.The Grails user guide has been converted to use Asciidoctor for publishing, making it easier for users to contribute improvements to the documentation (Just click the "Improve this doc" link on the right! To be more inline with the HTTP/1.1 specification, request bodies in GET and DELETE requests will be ignored for data binding.The request body will also be ignored if the specified content length is 0.Support has been added to databinding to be able to successfully parse Java 8 dates.
To take advantage of this functionality, add the new grails-java8 plugin to your application: Before installing Grails 3.0 you will need as a minimum a Java Development Kit (JDK) installed version 1.7 or above.