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This is with great pleasure that the development team anno=
unces the release candidate of Groovy 2.0.
For the impatient among you, you can download Groovy 2.0 RC-1 in the&=
nbsp;download area of the Groovy website. =
And read the JIRA changelog.
The big change in this release candidate is the modulari=
We've now fully switched to Gradle, as our buil=
d tool, to build a more modular Groovy.
You still have a big "all" JAR, but if you're interested in=
just picking the core JAR and the needed modules for your project, you can=
now do so.
The following modules, also available as Maven artifacts, have been c=
reated and extracted: ant, bsf, console, docgenerator, groovydoc, groovysh,=
jms, json, jsr-223, servlet, sql, swing, templates, test, testng, xml.
Also, it's possible for you to create your own extension=
modules, which will provide additional methods to JDK or third-pa=
rty classes, just like Groovy does with the Groovy Development Kit.
For more information on this extension module system, please have a l=
ook at this page explaining the detail=
We're looking forward to your feedback on this relea=
This is very important that you=20
test this release within your projects to report anything,=
any bug or issue that you may encounter, so that we can make a great 2.0 r=
We're particularly interested in feedback on the
invoke dynamic support, the
static type checking, the
static compilation, as well as the new
modularity of Groovy.
Thanks a lot for your attention and precious time helping us releasin=
g a great new milestone of the project!
And big thanks to all those who contributed to this release!
On behalf of the Groovy development team, we hope you'll all keep on =