Category Archives: Grails

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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Implementing a Grails required interstitial form page

Having shared functionality/pages across software modules in web application development seems to be a common occurrence (at least within the projects on which I am working) and is a problem that can be handled in a number of ways. Currently, … Continue reading

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Grails 2.0 mockFor() Gotcha

Update: When I was researching another Grails issue, I found out that what I encountered below looks to be fixed in Grails 2.0.1. I have yet to verify the fix, but if you also encounter this issue I urge you … Continue reading

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Web service clients – where Grails lost its mojo

I am working on a Grails 2.0.x application that needs to consume some web services. Simple enough, I have written many clients in the past, using Axis and Spring-WS in Java, and WCF in .Net. Almost everything I have done … Continue reading

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