Grails Gets Groovy 1.7
Grails 1.3 is now available.
New in Grails 1.3, is JUnit 4 support and Maven repository support for Grails plugins. Additional plugin repositories can be configured using the Ivy DSL introduced in Grails 1.2. Grails 1.3 comes with the recently released Groovy 1.7, which means anonymous and nested class support, and power asserts. Also new in Grails 1.3, is GORM's mechanism for taking advantage of Hibernate's derived Properties support.
More information on the new features, is available at the Release Notes.