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Programming Groovy: Productivity for the Java Developer



Programming Groovy will help you learn the necessary fundamentals of programming in Groovy. You’ll see how to use Groovy to do advanced programming techniques including Meta Programming, Builders, Unit Testing with Mock objects, processing XML, working with Databases and creating your own Domain-Specific Languages (DSLs).

Groovy brings you the best of both worlds: a flexible, highly productive, agile, dynamic language that runs on the rich framework of the Java Platform. Groovy preserves the Java semantics and extends the JDK to give you true dynamic language capabilities—programming in Groovy feels like you’re using an augmented Java. Programming Groovy will help you learn and take advantage of the latest version of this rich dynamic language, so you can be a more productive Java Platform developer.

With a particular emphasis on Metaprogramming in Groovy, award-winning author and trainer Venkat Subramaniam makes it easy for you:

Venkat does a fantastic job of presenting many of the advanced features of Groovy that make it so powerful. He is able to present those ideas in a way that developers will find very easy to internalize. This book will help Groovy developers take their kung fu to the next level. Great work, Venkat!

—Jeff Brown, member of Groovy and Grails development teams

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Programming Groovy

Dynamic Productivity for the Java Developer

by Venkat Subramaniam

ISBN: 9781934356098, 320 pages, $34.95US, $34.95CA, 7.5×9.

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