Groovy Weekly #28
A big week for the Gradle team as they’ve just announced the final release of Gradle 2.0! It’s of course a very important milestone for the project, and it’s nice to see that the migration to Groovy 2.3 as a baseline.
There are also some updates to Grails, Ratpack, and also the launch of the Spring IO platform that you might be interested in.
You’ll see also a list of job postings for Netflix, where Groovy is deployed at a very large scale and who are always seeking Groovy talents.
- Gradle 2.0 released (with Groovy 2.3 included!)
- Ratpack 0.9.6 released
- Grails 2.4.2 and 2.3.11 are released
- The GrooScript Gradle pluging v0.4 is out, with Gradle 2.0 and Groovy 2.3.3
- The Spring IO platform 1.0 has just been released, aligned with the recent Groovy & Grails releases
- Lazybones 0.7 is released
- Spring Boot 1.1.2 is out
- Spring Boot 1.1.3 out as well!
- June newsletter from GradleWare about all things Gradle
- Functors in Groovy by Mark Perry
- MrHaki’s Spocklight: assign multiple data variables from provider
- MrHaki shows how to write your own data providers for Spock
- Infographic article from Cygnet Infotech on moving from legacy technologies towards Grails
- Dan Woods presented Ratpack at UberConf 2014, with slides and demos
- Slides and demos from Dan Woods on introducing Groovy developers to the Java 8 new features, presented at UberConf 2014
- Groovy as a scripting language, by Jen Strater, at the GR8Ladies GR8Workshop
- The GroovyFX project migrated its documentation to Asciidoctor
- Intellij IDEA’s new Early Access Program has started, for version 14, which includes the Groovy traits support, as well as better interactions between Grails and Gradle
- Cédric Champeau announced that older versions of the Groovy documentation were now also available online
- Netflix is still looking for Groovy talents
- Daniel Jacobson from Netflix lists some of the job postings from Netflix where Groovy skills are needed
- Peter Ledbrook recoreded Episode 4 of the Groovy podcast, including an interview with Baruch Sadogursky of JFrog, to discuss Groovy, Gradle, Bintray and more
- Cédric Champeau points at the Groovy support for Android, for those who are disappointed that Google didn’t announce a new language for Android
- Grails 2.4.2 and 2.3.11 are available on GVM
- Rob Fletcher shares a screenshot of the nice T icon for traits in IntelliJ IDEA 14 EAP
- Lazybones 0.7 is available on GVM
- Spring Boot 1.1.2 available through GVM
- Alexander Klein explains the inception of the GVM logo
- A Ratpack tip to enable static compilation of Ratpack scripts
- More happy users of Groovy on Android!
- Gradle 2.0 is available through GVM
- Jon Brisbin is brainstorming some a Basho WebMachine Groovy approach
- GR8Conf US programme, sponsors, and teasing the great talks you’ll be able to attend