Groovy In Action: Covers Groovy 2.4 by Dierk KönigGroovy In Action: Covers Groovy 2.4 by Dierk König

Groovy In Action: Covers Groovy 2.4

byDierk König, Paul King, Guillaume Laforge

Paperback | June 27, 2015

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Summary

Groovy in Action, Second Editionis 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.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the Technology

In the last ten years, Groovy has become an integral part of a Java developer's toolbox. Its comfortable, common-sense design, seamless integration with Java, and rich ecosystem that includes the Grails web framework, the Gradle build system, and Spock testing platform have created a large Groovy community

About the Book

Groovy in Action, Second Editionis 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.

What's Inside

  • Comprehensive coverage of Groovy 2.4 including language features, libraries, and AST transformations
  • Dynamic, static, and extensible typing
  • Concurrency: actors, data parallelism, and dataflow
  • Applying Groovy: Java integration, XML, SQL, testing, and domain-specific language support
  • Hundreds of reusable examples

About the Authors

AuthorsDierk König,Paul King,Guillaume Laforge,Hamlet D'Arcy,Cédric Champeau,Erik Pragt, andJon Skeetare intimately involved in the creation and ongoing development of the Groovy language and its ecosystem.

Table of Contents

    PART 1 THE GROOVY LANGUAGE
  1. Your way to Groovy
  2. Overture: Groovy basics
  3. Simple Groovy datatypes
  4. Collective Groovy datatypes
  5. Working with closures
  6. Groovy control structures
  7. Object orientation, Groovy style
  8. Dynamic programming with Groovy
  9. Compile-time metaprogramming and AST transformations
  10. Groovy as a static language
  11. PART 2 AROUND THE GROOVY LIBRARY
  12. Working with builders
  13. Working with the GDK
  14. Database programming with Groovy
  15. Working with XML and JSON
  16. Interacting with Web Services
  17. Integrating Groovy
  18. PART 3 APPLIED GROOVY
  19. Unit testing with Groovy
  20. Concurrent Groovy with GPars
  21. Domain-specific languages
  22. The Groovy ecosystem
Dierk Königis a senior software developer, mentor and coach. He publishes in leading German magazines on software development and speaks at international conferences.Dr. Paul Kingleads ASERT, an organization based in Brisbane, Australia which provides software development, training, and mentoring services to customers wanting to embrac...
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Title:Groovy In Action: Covers Groovy 2.4Format:PaperbackDimensions:912 pages, 9.25 × 7.38 × 0.68 inPublished:June 27, 2015Publisher:Manning PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1935182447

ISBN - 13:9781935182443

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