Groovy in Action

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-01-01
  • Publisher: Manning Pubns Co
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Groovy In Action quickly moves through the basics of Groovy. After getting readers up and running, Groovy in Action presents rich and detailed examples illustrating Groovy's enhancements to Java along with Groovy's special support for XML, regular expressions and database programming. Readers get their hands dirty exploring tips and tricks for Groovy programming along with core tasks such as unit testing and build support. Readers will even learn to script Windows via Groovy. An additional bonus track is dedicated to Grails, the Groovy Web Application Framework.

Author Biography

Guillaume Laforge is the official Groovy Project Manager and member of the JSR-241 Expert Group standardizing the Groovy Scripting Language. Guillaume is a software architect and Open Source consultant, working for OCTO Technology.

Table of Contents

Your way to Groovyp. 1
Groovy languagep. 27
Overture : the Groovy basicsp. 29
The simple Groovy datatypesp. 55
The collective Groovy datatypesp. 93
Working with closuresp. 122
Groovy control structuresp. 153
Dynamic object orientation, Groovy stylep. 174
Around the Groovy libraryp. 227
Working with buildersp. 229
Working with the GDKp. 277
Database programming with Groovyp. 323
Integrating Groovyp. 360
Working with XMLp. 401
Everyday Groovyp. 451
Tips and tricksp. 453
Unit testing with Groovyp. 503
Groovy on Windowsp. 546
Seeing the grails lightp. 572
Installation and documentationp. 606
Groovy language infop. 610
GDK API quick referencep. 613
Cheat sheetsp. 631
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