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Force Downloading Controller's Response in Browser

  • Tags : content download
  • Latest : 0.1.5
  • Last Updated: 05 April 2013
  • Grails version : 1.1 > *
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The plugin forces browser to open a dialog for downloading content produced within controller's action. Although the theory says that this is easily controlled by specifying Content-Disposition HTTP header, the practice shows that there are special situations (ofcourse) with IE that has to be handled properly.

Controllers are extended with forceDownload method that takes as parameters a Map specifying download options, and a object containing content:

forceDownload(filename:"file", contentType:"...

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Dependency :
compile ":force-response-download:0.1.5"

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