PurposeStarts an instance of the Groovy terminal shell with an initialized Grails runtime.
Starts the Grails shell, which is an extended version of the regular Groovy shell. Within the binding of the shell there are a couple of useful variables:
grails [environment]* shell
These are useful as they allow access to the conventions within Grails and interesting beans in the context.Fired Events:
ctx - The Spring ApplicationContext instance
grailsApplication - The GrailsApplication instance
StatusFinal - When the shell is loaded
Groovy Shell (1.1-rc-1, JVM: 1.5.0_07-87)
Type 'go' to execute statements; Type 'help' for more information.