Groovy in Action, Second Edition is a thoroughly revised, comprehensive guide to Groovy programming. It introduces Java developers to the dynamic features that Groovy provides, and shows how to apply Groovy to a range of tasks including building new apps, integration with existing code, and DSL development. Covers Groovy 2.4.
Groovy in Action, Second Edition is the undisputed definitive reference on the Groovy language. Written by core members of the Groovy language team, this book presents Groovy like no other can-from the inside out. With relevant examples, careful explanations of Groovy's key concepts and features, and insightful coverage of how to use Groovy in-production tasks, including building new applications, integration with existing code, and DSL development, this is the only book you'll need. Updated for Groovy 2.4. Some experience with Java or another programming language is helpful. No Groovy experience is assumed.
Comprehensive coverage of Groovy 2.4 including language features, libraries, and AST transformationsDynamic, static, and extensible typingConcurrency: actors, data parallelism, and dataflowApplying Groovy: Java integration, XML, SQL, testing, and domain-specific language supportHundreds of reusable examples.