Welcome to the Groovy User Guide. We hope you find it useful.
- Installing Groovy
- Embedding Groovy
- Command Line : Groovy can be launched in shell script mode
- Compiling Groovy : Groovy can be launched as any java program
- Bean Scripting Framework : embedding groovy in java code
This page is intended to get you started with Groovy, following a trail of a few tutorial labs on various topics mainly oriented towards typical use of scripting languages for data crunching or text manipulation.
Graham Miller, a Groovy affictionado, was kind enough to contribute to the Groovy project this great set of educational material to help you learn Groovy.
The topics covered are about Groovy basics, text parsing, regular expressions, SQL, and web-scraping:
- Getting started
- Code as data; handling closure
- Classes and Objects
- Regular expressions basics
- Capturing groups
- Groovy SQL
You have to take a look also to the Groovy features and Groovy modules to have a complete overview of the language capabilites.