I’ve just been messing around with a Gradle build using Gradle
Wrapper, trying to import an ant build which does some clever stuff. I
couldn’t get it...
3 replies - 1825 views - 07/12/12 by James Betteley in Articles
Groovy 2.0 adds the matchesPartially() method to the Matcher
class. This method returns true if a String value matches the pattern
or if it matches the...
0 replies - 1446 views - 07/08/12 by Hubert Klein Ikkink in Articles
We saw earlier that Groovy supports Multimethods or multiple dispatch.
Groovy will resolve the correct overloaded method to invoke based on
0 replies - 1593 views - 07/03/12 by Hubert Klein Ikkink in Articles
To create an archive with Gradle is easy. We have several
tasks like Zip, Tar, Jar, War and Ear to create a new archive. But there
is no UnZip or...
0 replies - 3509 views - 07/01/12 by Hubert Klein Ikkink in Articles
Gradle supports the definition of so called live collections. These collections are mostly created based on criteria like with a filter() or matching()...
0 replies - 2175 views - 06/27/12 by Hubert Klein Ikkink in Articles
During Gr8Conf 2012 Europe I
discovered Grails supports script name abbreviation. This means we don't
have to type a complete script name, but only enough...
0 replies - 2434 views - 06/23/12 by Hubert Klein Ikkink in Articles
In Gradle we can group related tasks using the group property of a task. We provide the name of our group and if we look at the output of the tasks task we can...
0 replies - 2244 views - 06/20/12 by Hubert Klein Ikkink in Articles
A while ago I wrote a blog post Groovy Goodness: Getting the Sum of Items in a Collection. Today I presented about this little topic as part of the...
0 replies - 2246 views - 06/18/12 by Hubert Klein Ikkink in Articles
Upgrading to the latest verison of Gradle (or “Upgradling” as my colleague just called it) is fairly
easy. But if you think there’s some simple gradle...
1 replies - 5288 views - 06/03/12 by James Betteley in Articles
Grails is by far the best option for building web applications in the JVM, enabling you to use features that can be found in popular Java libraries and...
1 replies - 2360 views - 05/24/12 by James Sugrue in Articles
Bringing a programmer in for an interview and a coding test can lead
to some interesting experiences, both for the interviewer and the
12 replies - 24377 views - 05/02/12 by Brian Kelly in Articles
Read this Computerworld posting: Should the CIO know how to code?
The answer is "Yes."
The examples of "well-functioning non-technical...
2 replies - 10110 views - 05/02/12 by Steven Lott in Articles
When running simple Java tests either to learn how something works
in Java or to build examples for my blog posts, I often store the
examples in the same...
1 replies - 2673 views - 04/22/12 by Dustin Marx in Articles
If you use the Grape’s @Grab
annotation to get dependencies for your Groovy scripts at runtime and
their retrieval fails with the exception “General...
0 replies - 2556 views - 04/22/12 by Jakub Holý in Articles
I totally missed the new collate() method for List
objects available since Groovy 1.8.6. With this method we can divide a
list into sub-lists of a...
0 replies - 3630 views - 04/14/12 by Hubert Klein Ikkink in Articles