(Quick Reference)

grailsApplication

Purpose

An instance of the org.codehaus.groovy.grails.commons.GrailsApplication class.

Examples

class BookController {
    def list = {
        def bookClass = grailsApplication.classLoader.loadClass("Book")
        [book:bookClass.newInstance()]
    }
}

Description

The GrailsApplication class provides information about the conventions within Grails and access to metadata, config and the ClassLoader