Grails React Asset Pipeline plugin
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React Grails Asset-Pipeline Plugin

A Plugin that adds JSX template precompilation and react assets to the Grails Asset-Pipeline Plugin.

For more information on how to use asset-pipeline, click here.




to your BuildConfig.groovy


If you just want react assets in your app you can either require react (for only react.js) or react-with-jsx (for browser side jsx compilation)


//= require react-with-jsx

there are also seperated packages for jsx only

//= require jsx

or react with addons (without jsx)

//= require react-with-addons

Template Precompilation

The real power of this plugin is the server side precompilation of JSX templates. Put your jsx templates in grails-app/assets/javascripts folder (or subfolders) and reference them with the provided <asset:reactTemplate src="filename.jsx"/> tag. As you may already know from asset-pipeline plugin, you can build template packages by referencing files like in javascript

e.g. having a pager.jsx that looks like this

//= require pager/pager.jsx
//= require pager/pager-next-button.jsx
//= require pager/pager-page-button.jsx
//= require pager/pager-prev-button.jsx

which will result in a single compiled JSX Tempalte file with the referenced templates in it.

You can now get rid of browser side JSX and just use the "react" asset.


  • add Config.groovy option to change template compilation options


  • 2.0 (10 Mai 2015) updated to react 0.13
    • enabled harmony transformation
  • 1.1 (23 Feb. 2015) added react-with-options package
  • 1.0 initial release