Grails Goodness: Get List Of Application Profiles

Grails 3 introduced the concept of application profiles to Grails. A profile contains the application structure, dependencies, commands and more to configure Grails for a specific type of application. The profiles are stored on the Grails Profile repository on Github. We can go there and see which profiles are available, but it is much easier to use the list-profiles command. With this command we get an overview of all the available profiles we can use to create a new application or plugin.

The list-profiles task is only available when we are outside a Grails application directory. So just like the create-app and create-plugin we can run list-profiles from a non-Grails project directory.

Once we know which profile we want to use we can use the name as value for the --profile option with the create-app command:

Written with Grails 3.0.8.

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My name is Hubert A. Klein Ikkink also known as mrhaki. I work at the great IT company JDriven. Here I work on projects with Groovy & Grails, Gradle and Spring. At JDriven we focus on SpringSource technologies. All colleagues want to learn new technologies, support craftmanship and are very eager to learn. This is truly a great environment to work in. You can contact me via Google+ or @mrhaki.

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