Monthly Archives: August 2013

A starter dev library for Groovy / Grails / Agile

We put together a book wish list for our Grails, Groovy / AngularJS project.

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Deploying Ratpack Applications to Cloud Foundry with no custom buildpack

Instead of using the Heroku buildpack, we can easily deploy ratpack applications into Cloud Foundry using the built-in java 7 support.

Since the Gradle application plugin builds a complete Java application, we can simply upload this application to Cloud Foundry and run it.

The one difference between this approach and a buildpack-based one is that you build the application in your local machine and deploy the files to Cloud Foundry instead of trying to do it all remotely.

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