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Grails 301 Redirect

Grails 301 Redirect

Posted by on Oct 19, 2011 in Programming, World Wide Web | 2 comments

301 redirects are the correct way to signify content available at a URL has been permanently moved to a new location. Returning a 301 redirect instructs browsers, web crawlers and other clients accessing your site to use the new page from this point forward. From a development perspective a 302 redirect and a 301 don’t appear to be any different. You hit the old URL and you are sent to the new one.

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Google ‘Search Engine Rankings’ App in Groovy

Google ‘Search Engine Rankings’ App in Groovy

Posted by on Oct 4, 2011 in Programming, World Wide Web | 0 comments

I wanted to see where certain sites rank for a given search term. Normally this is accomplished by heading to Google, entering your search query and potentially paging through N pages using ctrl + f until I find the site I’m looking for. Obviously there is a better way. Searching around I found only questionable sites offering the service so I figured it wouldn’t be that hard to build.

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