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Blog from January, 2009

The Windows-Installer for Groovy 1.6.0-RC-2 can now be downloaded from the Groovy Website (direct link). It takes care of the gory details of a Windows installation, copying files, setting environment variables and file associations.

The installer contains the Groovy 1.6.0-RC-2 Binaries, API Docs and a PDF snapshot of the Wiki, the native launcher, Gant 1.6.0, Scriptom 1.5 (1.5.4b12), version 0.6.1 of GraphicsBuilder, SwingXBuilder 0.1.6 and JideBuilder 2.1. The installation of everything but the binaries is optional. 

Currently supported languages for the installer are english, german, spanish, french and brazilian portuguese.

Groovy 1.6-RC-2 is out

The Groovy development team and SpringSource are pleased to announce the second candidate for Groovy 1.6.
This release is a bug fix release, and as you can see by looking at the JIRA issues closed (almost a hundred), a lot of work has been done to ensure that our next major release is of great quality, and various improvements have been introduced -- check for instance the much nicer and thourough output of GroovyDoc!

This version obviously also contain all the performance improvements and features of the latest betas and RC. You can read more about them by reading the previous announcements:

You can download Groovy 1.6-RC-2 at the usual place: http://groovy.codehaus.org/Download

And now, we need your help to test drive this release candidate! We need you to find possible critical bugs or regressions, so please make sure you try 1.6-RC-2 with your project, to be able to upgrade as soon as possible to the latest and greatest Groovy.

Thank you all for your hard work and your contributions. We're looking forward to your feedback.

GMaven 1.0-rc-4 released

For more details on whats included in this release please see the release notes:

The January issue of GroovyMag is available, with articles on:

  • Reusing GSPs with Grails' WebFlows
  • Building Rich Swing Apps with Groovy
  • Groovy Regular Expressions
  • Plugin Corner - Feed plugin
  • Community News
  • Interview with IBM's Project Zero team
  • Excerpt from upcoming Grails in Action
    GroovyMag January 2009

The Windows-Installer for Groovy 1.6.0-RC-1 can now be downloaded from the Groovy Website (direct link). It takes care of the gory details of a Windows installation, copying files, setting environment variables and file associations.

The installer contains the Groovy 1.6.0-RC-1 Binaries, API Docs and a PDF snapshot of the Wiki, the native launcher, the all new and shiny Gant 1.5.1, Scriptom 1.5 (1.5.4b12), version 0.6.1 of GraphicsBuilder, SwingXBuilder 0.1.6 and JideBuilder 2.0. The installation of everything but the binaries is optional. 

Currently supported languages for the installer are english, german, spanish, french and brazilian portuguese.