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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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25 Oct, 2009

Grails-UI DataTable using XML for a model

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

I had a great chance to play with some new stuff this weekend, namely Grails 1.2-M3, the new Grails REST plugin and Groovy in general. Awhile back I wrote some Groovy code to explore the various Jira, Fisheye and Crucible REST api’s using Apache HttpClient directly, and I wanted to see what it would like […]

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26 Jul, 2009

StreamingMarkupBuilder for Groovy-er xml

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

Been having an awful lot of fun lately playing with the Groovy StreamingMarkupBuilder. I’m not a big fan of xml in general, but it’s definitely got its uses(configuration and web service data interchange to name just a couple). StreamingMarkBuilder makes it really very painless to create complex xml structures without a whole lot of hassle. […]

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Over the last year I’ve done a lot of work with JBoss Seam, and while it’s not Grails it’s also not that bad for a web framework. Facelets is the view technology of choice, and it’s certainly better than many alternatives, but at the heart it is still xml and all those brackets make me […]

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