Grails is awesome! agreed? Good! Now, search and testing facilities have become such a basic commodity in applications that it's almost taken for granted. But as a Grails developer you face limitations and concerns: is the library well maintained? Does it fit the framework's paradigm? After nominating the winners, we’ll show you the advantages of our tools of choice and take a deep dive into the juicy details. This talk will provide short overviews and comparisons in the search for 2 pieces of the holy grail - good search and testing facilities.