I read this article:
and tried the code to see how it worked for me.
The only real gotcha was that FC17 installed Gradle 1.0 while 1.6 is available and the example only works with 1.6. I downloaded and installed the latest version to get the same results as outlined in the article.
I know that Spring has switched over to Gradle as the build system so I should probably get more familiar with it.
They have a free online ebook that I will read: