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Groovy in Action, Second Edition

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The Manning book page leads to all the online resources about the book like

  • the table of contents
  • free chapters
  • reader's forum
  • errata

The Amazon page
allows for quickly buying the book.

There also is a German edition of the book called "Groovy im Einsatz".
You can find it at Amazon DE and on the Hanser publishing site where you can also get the PDF/ebook version.

The Japanese edition is available at Amazon JP and on the publisher site.

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Groovy for Domain-Specific Languages

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Fergal Dearle's book helps users to extend and enhance your Java applications with Domain Specific Languages in Groovy.

What you will learn from this book :

  • Learn Groovy scripting designed to get Java programmers using Groovy quickly
  • Use the meta-programming features in Groovy to build your own DSLs
  • Learn everything you need to know about Groovy markup and build your own Groovy builders to simplify your application development
  • Build effective DSLs using operator overloading and Groovy categories
  • Work with Groovy closures
  • Get to grips with the working of Groovy on the JVM and integrate Groovy with your Java applications

Programming Groovy

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Groovy and Grails Recipes

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Groovy and Grails Recipesis the busy developers' guide for developing applications in Groovy and Grails. Rather than boring you with theoretical knowledge of "yet another language/framework," this book delves straight into solving real-life problems in Groovy and Grails using easy-to-understand, well-explained code snippets. Through learning by example, you will be able to pick up on Groovy and Grails quickly and use the book as an essential reference when developing applications.

What you'll learn

  • Discover elegant and efficient solutions to common programming problems and web development tasks.
  • Get and reuse practical examples for both Groovy language and Grails framework, using the latest stable versions of each.
  • Perform a wide range of development tasks that cover all of the web development tiers, from View Layer to Service Layer to Domain Layer.
  • Access the wide range of available Grails framework plug-ins.
  • Obtain the recipes to integrate Spring, Hibernate, SiteMesh, and more with the Grails web framework.

Who is this book for?

This book is for Java and web developers who are interested to learn more about Groovy and/or Grails and are looking for real-life, working examples of how to achieve common programming tasks in Groovy and Grails.