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Groovy for Java Developers

Abstract: Java is a good all-purpose programming language, but does that mean it’s the best tool for all jobs? In this talk, you’ll see how Groovy is a serious language that can help solve a lot of problems. From scripts, to writing unit tests, to building projects, we’ll take you through use cases that highlight the advantages of having a second language in your toolbox. All of this through live coding.
Format: Talk (50 minutes)
Language: English
Peter Ledbrook

Peter Ledbrook

Cacoethes Software, UK

Peter is a long time Java developer, Grails user, core committer, plugin author, and co-author of the book Grails in Action with Glen Smith. With a passion for how new technology can help developers get stuff done, he has worked with lots of open source projects and attempts to make the ones he likes more accessible. He is currently immersed in the Groovy ecosystem. This comes on top of more than 10 years experience in software development, from C to pure servlet development, to modern web apps.

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