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Grails 3 Externalized Configuration

Grails 2.x uses it's own configuration loader that includes the ability to read extra configuration from additional, external files. This is a great feature for reading production, deployment specific configuration values; while keeping them separate from a standard WAR file. I've found this very handy when the same application needs to be deployed to multiple machines with ...

Tags: groovy grails

Custom (private) DTD in HTTPBuilder XML response

The Groovy HTTPBuilder library is extremely useful for interacting with all sorts of things, including remote web services that send back XML responses. In these cases HTTPBuilder will automatically use Groovy's XmlSlurper to parse the response and give you back a GPathResult to make navigating the XML super easy.

However today I've been trying to parse XML that ...


Groovy mail shot

A simple mail shot script in groovy...

Runs on Debian Lenny with just a standard openjdk-6-jdk installed, groovy 1.7.2 added by hand and everything else pulled in by Grape.

#!/usr/bin/env groovy

import groovy.sql.Sql
import groovy.grape.Grape

Grape.grab(group: 'mysql', module: 'mysql-connector-java', version: '5.1.6', classLoader: this.class.classLoader.rootLoader)
Grape.grab ...

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