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Jawr 2.0: Bundles and Minifies, now for Grails and Facelets

The latest release of Jawr allows Facelets and Grails users to leverage its capabilities. Jawr is an Open Source library which offers two complementary uses...

0 replies - 4011 views - 04/23/08 by jordi Hernandez in Announcements

JetGroovy 1.5 for IntelliJ IDEA is Out

We are pleased to announce the general availability of JetGroovy 1.5. This popular Groovy development plug-in for IntelliJ IDEA has been extended with a number...

6 replies - 9287 views - 04/15/08 by Ann Oreshnikova in Announcements

Book Review:Groovy Recipes: Greasing the Wheels of Java

2 replies - 7943 views - 04/01/08 by Meera Subbarao in Book Reviews

Is Groovy 60 Times Slower than Java?

 (In a word, no!) In a pair of very intriguing postings (here and here), Tiago details what he has been observing about the comparative performance of Groovy...

10 replies - 25580 views - 03/26/08 by Rick Ross in News

Hudson's so Groovy

Having used Cruise Control for almost 4 years, when I started looking at Hudson last week, I was impressed seeing how easy it was to configure and get it up...

0 replies - 13440 views - 03/24/08 by Meera Subbarao in Articles

GraphicsBuilder Tutorial IV: Strokes

Part four of the GraphicsBuilder tutorial series. It is now the turn for Strokes, with them you can change the appearance of any shape, outline or...

0 replies - 8565 views - 03/16/08 by Andres Almiray in Articles

Seamless integration of Java and Groovy with IntelliJ IDEA

IntelliJ IDEA provides a seamless and all-embracing development environment for integrated Java and Groovy development with high-end, borderless Debugging and...

0 replies - 15061 views - 03/12/08 by Michael Hüttermann in Articles

Using Groovy & BeanBuilder for Spring + Hibernate Integration Testing

It is already pretty widely known how great Groovy is for writing unit tests for your Java code. Thanks to having first class constructs for lists, maps and...

2 replies - 17422 views - 03/12/08 by Graeme Rocher in Articles

Grails vs. Rails - My Thoughts

In a recent comment on my blog, Jared Peterson asked: I'm curious if you have any thoughts on folks that might be trying to make a decision between Rails...

20 replies - 30362 views - 03/07/08 by Matt Raible in News

Integrating scripting languages into your DSL using JSR-223

I've been building tools for Model-Driven Engineering (sometimes known as Model-Driven Development) now for about 11 years, but this is the first time that...

4 replies - 4672 views - 03/03/08 by David Green in News

Groovy Recipes: Greasing the Wheels of Java

Groovy's major plus point is its seamless integration with Java. I was attracted to Groovy mainly becuase you can mix and match Groovy with Java. If you...

0 replies - 8527 views - 02/26/08 by Meera Subbarao in News

GraphicsBuilder Tutorial III: Paints & Colors

Third part of the GraphicsBuilder tutorial series, now it is the turn to demonstrate how you can apply colors and paints (flat colors and gradients) to shapes...

0 replies - 20154 views - 02/26/08 by Andres Almiray in Articles

Groovy (and Ruby) Only Solves Half the Problem

It is with some dismay I've been reading the latest Groovy discussions on Javalobby. I've spent quite some time learning Scala, so it bothered me a bit that...

10 replies - 17853 views - 02/20/08 by Mats Henricson in News

Groovy will replace the Java language as dominant language

Hear me out. In 2 to 3 years from now there we will see strong indications that Groovy is replacing the Java language as the dominant language on the JVM....

72 replies - 47376 views - 02/13/08 by Steven Devijver in News

GraphicsBuilder Tutorial II: Outlines & Shapes

Second part of the GraphicsBuilder tutorial series, this time outlines and the missing shapes from the previous part are shown.IntroductionOn the first part of...

0 replies - 17202 views - 02/10/08 by Andres Almiray in Articles

Reviews: Getting Started with Grails, Rails for Java Developers and Groovy Recipes

Two weeks ago, I mentioned a number of books I was hoping to read to get up to speed on Rails and Grails quickly. Over the last two weeks, I was able to...

2 replies - 8766 views - 02/09/08 by Matt Raible in News

Grails 1.0 released!

Graeme Rocher just announced on the Grails mailing list the release of Grails 1.0. I'm very happy to announce this news here on Groovy Zone since more than 2...

7 replies - 14274 views - 02/05/08 by Steven Devijver in News

From Java to Groovy, part 2: closures and native syntax for lists

In our previous installment, we've discovered how Java and Groovy's syntaxes are so close that you can even cut and paste...

20 replies - 27922 views - 02/03/08 by Guillaume Laforge in News

Higher-order functions with Groovy, part 1

I'll admit, higher-order functions sounds like link bait for over-achievers. Trust me, I didn't invent the term :-) A Higher-order function is a concept from...

6 replies - 22762 views - 02/03/08 by Steven Devijver in News

GraphicsBuilder Tutorial I: Shapes

Drawing graphics with Java2D has never been an easy task, if it was we have probably seen by now a Flex killer app in Java (the fact that applets have a really...

4 replies - 27938 views - 02/02/08 by Andres Almiray in Articles