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You should now have Groovy installed properly. You can test this by typing the following in a command shell:

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Which should create an interactive groovy shell where you can type Groovy statements. Or to run the Swing interactive console type:

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To run a specific Groovy script type:

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groovy SomeScript.groovy

Alternative Installation on Mac OS X

Set up MacPorts

Open Terminal

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sudo port install groovy

OSX, Linux or Cygwin

For a quick and effortless start on Mac OSX, Linux or Cygwin, you can use GVM (the Groovy enVironment Manager) to download and configure any Groovy version of your choice. Basic instructions can be found here.