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services

Purpose

The services plug-in sets up Grails' support for Services.

Examples

An example service class in the grails-app/services directory:

class BookService {
    Book[] getBooks() {
        Book.list() as Book[]
    }
}

Description

Refer to the section on Services in the Grails user guide which details how Grails' service support works.

Configured Spring Beans given a service class of BookService:

scope: if the service is transactional then the type of the actual bean definition will be org.springframework.transaction.interceptor.TransactionProxyFactoryBean.