Archive for the ‘Groovy/Grails’ Category

Integrating Groovy in your Maven builds using GMaven

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Often ant tasks are used in Maven builds but wouldn’t it be more attractive to integrate the Groovy language into our build process?

GMaven is the answers to this problem and brings together Maven and Groovy. It allows us to execute Groovy scripts inline from our Maven configuration, from a local script or even from a remote location. In the following short examples I am going to show how to configure Maven to execute Groovy scripts from different locations.


Named Queries in Grails 1.2

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

They built a nice new feature in Grails 1.2 called “named queries“. Named queries can be defined in a domain class as static properties and support the criteria builder syntax. (more…)

Dependency management in Grails 1.2

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Sometimes I get the impression that there are many Maven haters in the Groovy/Grails community – now with version 1.2 of the Grails framework they are able to abandon the evil satanic Grails Maven Plugin and embrace the neverending joys of a slim, nice, sexy dependency resolution dsl .. here we go .. lets define some dependencies wheee … (more…)