Watch Directory For Changes in Groovy

One must-have feature in any modern web stack is the ability to automatically restart/refresh the development server when you edit the source code. It is critical for developer workflow that the feedback loop be as tight as possible. Here source code refers to actual class definitions, templates (JSPs, GSPs, haml files, etc…), static content (javascript, …

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Haml For Grails

Writing a Grails app? Find out why so many Rubyists swear by Haml for writing views. Interested parties have created JHaml, a Java implementation of Haml, and a corresponding Grails plugin. (Patches welcome!) To try it out, just grab the plugin: grails install-plugin haml Then add this bean definition to your grails-app/conf/spring/resources.groovy. Now, you have …

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