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Learning Groovy : With Gradle, Grails, Spock and Ratpack (Paperback) (Adam L. Davis)

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Start building powerful apps that take advantage of the dynamic scripting capabilities of the Groovy language. This book covers Groovy fundamentals, such as installing Groovy, using Groovy tools, and working with the Groovy Development Kit (GDK). You'll also learn more advanced aspects of Groovy, such as using Groovy design patterns, writing DSLs in Groovy, and taking advantage of Groovy's functional programming features.

There is more to Groovy than the core language, so Learn Groovy covers the extended Groovy ecosystem. You'll see how to harness Gradle (Groovy's build system), Grails (Groovy's web application framework), Spock (Groovy's testing framework), and Ratpack (Groovy's reactive web library).

What you'll learn
  • Groovy fundamentals, including the GDK or Groovy Development Kit
  • Advanced Groovy, such as writing Groovy DSLs
  • Functional programming in Groovy
  • GPars, the built-in concurrency library
  • Gradle, the build system
  • Grails, the web application framework
  • Spock, the testing framework
  • Ratpack, the reactive web library
Who is this book for
Although this book is intended for those with a Java background, anyone with basic programming skills could benefit from it. This book is a data-filled, yet easy-to-digest tour of the Groovy language and ecosystem. 
Genre: Computers + Internet
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Adam L. Davis
Language: English
Street Date: September 6, 2016
TCIN: 51544746
UPC: 9781484221167
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-2450
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