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Supercharge your productivity with Groovy, the quickest way to write Java-based applications!
Matthew Speake
  • Course duration: 2h 36m
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Welcome to the wonderful world of Groovy, and get ready to supercharge your developer productivity by harnessing the power of Groovy's lightweight and succinct programming syntax.

In this course, we take you step-by-step through the most common features and programming idioms of the Groovy programming language. We'll explore Groovy's lightweight and powerful syntax, which slashes development time down by at least a quarter of the time you'd spend writing the equivalent program in Java.

Even if you are a proficient Java developer, Groovy could still become your go-to language when it comes to knocking up quick scripts to automate drudge work—and even for writing full-scale applications using other frameworks such as Grails and Griffon.

Groovy is predominantly seen today in Jenkins pipelines scripts and in Gradle build scripts, but this really underplays its power and versatility, as we'll see in this course. Once you learn Groovy, you will get excited about its features and start using it in your day-to-day developer activities.

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This course was created independently by Matt Speake and is distributed by Manning through our exclusive liveVideo platform.

about the subject

Known for its concise syntax and easy learning curve, Groovy is a scripting and programming language that can be used anywhere you use Java. It brings powerful features to your Java programming and speeds up the development process.


Working knowledge of the Java programming language

what you will learn

  • Fundamentals of the Groovy programming language
  • How to write and adapt Groovy scripts
  • Read Groovy and understand how a Groovy program functions

about the instructor

Matt Speake is a professional Java software engineer and have been programming for more than 20 years, working everywhere from small startups to large investment banks.

He started JavaEasily in 2018 so he could produce courses focused on teaching Java technology to students all around the world.

Since then he has been busy creating the Java Easily website and publishing courses and articles on different aspects of Java.

Feel free to check out the JavaEasily YouTube channel and follow it on Facebook and Twitter.

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