Groovy in Action

Groovy in Action


By (author) Dierk Konig, By (author) Andrew Glover, By (author) Paul King, By (author) Guillaume Laforge, By (author) Jon Skeet

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  • Publisher: Manning Publications
  • Format: Paperback | 696 pages
  • Dimensions: 185mm x 234mm x 36mm | 1,157g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2007
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1932394842
  • ISBN 13: 9781932394849
  • Sales rank: 306,955

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Because Groovy is so new, most readers will be learning it from scratch. Groovy In Action quickly moves through the basics of Groovy. After getting readers upand running, Groovy in Action presents rich and detailed examples illustratingGroovy’s enhancements to Java along with Groovy’s special support for XML,regular expressions and database programming. Readers get their hands dirtyexploring tips and tricks for Groovy programming along with core tasks such asunit testing and build support. Readers will even learn to script Windows viaGroovy. An additional bonus track is dedicated to Grails, the Groovy WebApplication Framework.Groovy in Action introduces Groovy by example, presenting lots of reusable codewhile explaining the underlying concepts. Java developers new to Groovy find asmooth transition into the dynamic programming world. Groovy experts gain asolid reference that challenges them to explore Groovy deeply and creatively.

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Dierk Koenig is a senior software developer, mentor and coach at CanooEngineering AG, Basel, Switzerland. He writes for leading magazines on softwaredevelopment and speaks at international conferences. He joined the Groovyproject as a committer in 2004.Andrew Glover is the President of Stelligent Incorporated. He actively blogsabout software quality at and Paul King is Managing Director and Principal Consultant for ASERT, hasprovided technical and strategic consulting to hundreds of organizationsthroughout the U.S. and Asia Pacific.Guillaume Laforge is the official Groovy Project Manager and member ofthe JSR-241 Expert Group standardizing the Groovy Scripting Language.Guillaume is a software architect and Open Source consultant, working forOCTO Technology.Jon Skeet is a software engineer and Groovy enthusiast who specializes inJava and C# development.