Source Code, PDF and Presentation about Groovy 1.8 from JFall 2011
Mr. Haki (of “Groovy Goodness” fame) has posted slides and code from a Groovy 1.8 presentation of his at JFall 2011 (an annual conference put on by the NLJUG). There is also “an extensive PDF with content” (1.8 recipes, similar to his Groovy Goodness posts). The whole of it is on GitHub.
Groovy Static Type Checker: Status Update
For the last month, Cédric Champeau has been employed at SpringSource and working on Groovy. Among other things, he is working on a static type checker for Groovy. (As he puts it: “…the main goal of this project is to make the compiler grumpy, meaning it will complain where regular Groovy does not.”) This project has been discussed on the Groovy mailing list for some time now. The official (well, by Cédric) update, posted on the 3rd, goes into some detail on what is and is not dealt with, and in what manner, in Groovy’s “grumpy mode.”
Converting Groovy Maps To Query Strings
Ken Kousen has put up another classic ( ) “Stuff I’ve learned recently…” post (“Yesterday I was teaching a class on Groovy when I suddenly realized there was a simpler way to do something I’d been doing for years”), this time on converting a Groovy map to a query string for use in a RESTful web service.
Gaelyk Presentation At SpringOne2GX
Guillaume Laforge has posted the slides from his Gaelyk session at SpringOne 2GX.