Going Pivotal

Recently we deployed several applications to Pivotal Cloud-Foundry (CF). Deployment was pretty smooth for our Grails and Spring-based applications. Because we had issues deploying JDK-7 applications to heroku as it is using jdk 1.6 as default deployment environment and we … Continue reading

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Groovy XmlSlurper for HTML Parsing

Very common task: you need to parse XML. When using groovy there is groovy.util.XmlSlurper for that. We know that HTML is just a special XML – but when you have to parse from online ressources you have to assume that it’s never … Continue reading

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Grails Mail-Plugin and Custom EmailerService

Just had an old project that got both Grails Mail-plugin installed and also a custom EmailerService implemented. Problem was that both approaches are configuring a org.springframework.mail.javamail.JavaMailSenderImpl in two different ways. Grails Mail-Plugin was doing it via following Closure: [groovy title=”grails-app/conf/Config.groovy”] grails { mail { … Continue reading

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