Chapter 11. Flex on Grails
This chapter covers
- Integrating Flex with Groovy and Grails
- Installing the Grails Flex Plugin
- Exposing a Grails service to Flex
- Integrating Flex with JMS
Not all real-world development is against an existing application. Every once in a while you have fun developing new code. What do you do when you want to rapidly prototype a data-driven application with Flex? With the Flex part it’s easy enough to develop a UI, but what about the backend? You could always develop a Java-based backend using the same methods and techniques we described throughout this book, or you could take advantage of another framework, such as Grails, to quickly get your data-driven backend off the ground.
11.1. Why Groovy and Grails?