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10 Mar, 2013

Groovy and HTTP Servers

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

This article originally appeared in the January 2013 issue of GroovyMag. There’s no denying that the World Wide Web has become absolutely integral for information storage and delivery. There are more than 600 million sites serving up over 80 billion individual pages and many more pages and web services being added every day(http://news.netcraft.com/archives/2012/09/10/september-2012-web-server-survey.html). And behind […]

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10 Feb, 2013

Groovy and HTTP

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

This article originally appeared in the December 2012 issue of GroovyMag. Some different ways that Groovy makes interacting with the web easier One of the major benefits of Groovy is how it simplifies some of the common scenarios we deal with in Java. Complex code with conditionals, error handling and many other concerns can be […]

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08 Dec, 2012

Kuler iTerm2 Themes with Groovy Scripting

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

Having recently purchased a new MBP laptop, I was going through the usual new computer activities and installing one of my favorite apps, the iTerm2 terminal program. This program really shines for managing multiple terminal windows, and recently they added the ability to easily import and export color themes for sharing. I, of course, got […]

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27 May, 2012

GitHub Social Graphs with Groovy and GraphViz

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

The Goal Using the GitHub API, Groovy and GraphViz to determine, interpret and render a graph of the relationships between GitHub users based on the watchers of their repositories. The end result can look something like this. The GitHub V3 API You can find the full documentation for the GitHub V3 API here. They do […]

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18 Mar, 2012

JFreeChart with Groovy and Apache POI

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

The point of this article is to show you how to parse data from an Excel spreadsheet that looks like this: and turn it into a series of graphs that look like this: Recently I was looking for an opportunity to get some practice with JFreeChart and ended up looking at a dataset released by […]

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26 Feb, 2012

Hooking into the Jenkins(Hudson) API, Part 2

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

It’s been almost a year, but I finally had some time to revisit some code I wrote for interacting with the Jenkins api. I’ve used parts of this work to help manage a number of Jenkins build servers, mostly in terms of keeping plugins in sync and moving jobs from one machine to another. For […]

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