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Grails Plugins in S3 Bucket

Amazon S3 bucket could be utilized as a very simple alternative to full-fledged Maven repository managers like Nexus or Artifactory. It is useful for publishing internal plugins or temporary patches waiting for official merge. The following has been tested with Grails 2.3.8, your mileage may vary.

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Gravy: Grails Version Manager for Windows OS

As Grails adoption grows within an organization, it is likely that over time different projects will end up running on different Grails versions. Consequently, developers will need to ensure they have corresponding runtime enabled within their environment. That is exactly what GVM Tool is meant to do. Unfortunately for many corporate users there is a little pesky obstacle to its use: Windows.

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Event-Driven SOA Proof-of-Concept

Following Paul’s presentation on the subject at New York Groovy/Grails Meetup we have made our Grails-based event-driven SOA proof-of-concept available in GitHub.

Since the project’s page provides enough details about the components, I don’t want to re-iterate the same. Instead, I would like to outline a little bit of background and history behind the prototype, because it illustrates one important sharp turn in the evolution.

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