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One of the most compelling things about using Groovy is the fluent and concise syntax, as well as the productivity and readability gains that come out of it. But there’s no reason not to take advantage of some of the same techniques and some library support, in this case google-collections, to make Java code easy […]

11 Feb, 2010

A One Day Griffon Application/Presentation

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

I took the opportunity this past weekend to test drive the latest beta version of Griffon and along with it the as-of-yet unreleased slideware plugin. If you’re not already aware, Griffon is a Grails inspired framework for creating Java Swing applications. The project lead, Andres Almiray, has given several presentations using this plugin and it […]

08 Feb, 2009

My favorite new Groovy trick

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

I program primarily in Java, but I must admit I’m a bit of a fanboy when it comes to the Groovy language. The syntatic sugar helps reduce some of the overhead of doing what should be simple things in Java, like reading Files or parsing XML. In particular the additions to the Collections API make […]