Author Archives: asoftwareguy

SpringOne 2GX Wrap-up

(I have been meaning to post this for a while, but life has caught up with me, including my company’s tech conference, where I was a speaker in one session and a panelist in another.) On September 9-12, I had … Continue reading

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Grails cascade validation for POGOs

Recently, I have been working on some code that does not use any of the GORM capabilities in Grails, but instead controllers call to a service layer which interacts with web services hosted on an ESB. The domain classes that … Continue reading

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The Agile Mindset

I was thinking back on an interaction I had with one of my co-workers last week, and how that made me realize that I have personally had a shift with how I identify myself at work. This co-worker is relatively … Continue reading

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Issue with Tomcat deployment after Grails upgrade 2.0.1 -> 2.2.1

I have been in the process of upgrading all of our existing Grails applications from version 2.0.1 to version 2.2.1. On one particular project I upgraded earlier today, everything worked fine until I attempted to deploy the application to our … Continue reading

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Issue with inner classes in Grails 2.2.0

I was working on a controller in a Grails 2.2.0 project, and it was a Groovy class structured something like this: I have used this pattern previously in Grails 1.3.7 and Grails 2.0.1, however when I invoked the closure which … Continue reading

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JAX-WS and annotation overload

I have been utilizing JAX-WS to generate web service clients in my current Grails project. It is the best I have found so far in consuming SOAP-based web services within a Grails project. I do have one beef with the … Continue reading

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Using GrailsApplication in UrlMappings.groovy

As of the current version of Grails we are using (2.0.1), the grailsApplication bean is not available for use in the UrlMappings class. However, the UrlMappingsHolderFactoryBean¬†implements GrailsApplicationAware, so we can call getGrailsApplication() to do things such as base or mappings … Continue reading

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