Groovy Weekly #40
No big highlight this week, but still plenty to learn from!
We have some minor releases, interesting articles on Spock, on how to leverage traits with Geb, some thoughts on reactive programming, new demos and tutorials for GrooScript.
And we can wish a happy birthday to the GR8 Ladies!
- Spring Tool Suite & Groovy Grails Tool Suite 3.6.2 released
- GrooScript 0.6.1 released
- GridGain 0.6.2 with better support of themes that use plain CSS and better handling of large files
- Spring Boot 1.1.8 released
- Spring Boot 1.2.0.M2 released
- Gretty 1.1.4 released
- Alain Stalder released an extensive manual for his Grengine, his alternative approach to integrating Groovy in your applications
- MrHaki’s Spocklight: indicate class under test with @Subject annotation
- MrHaki’s Groovy Goodness: Closure as a Class
- Kyle Boon is leveraging Groovy traits with Geb
- Luke Daley explains executional flexibility through reactive programming
- A follow-up post from Andrés Almiray on the new desktop application framework JSR
- Savant, a new Groovy-powered build tool?
- Jacob Aae Mikkelsen’s Grails Diary week 41
- Interview of Hans Dockter on Gradle and continuous delivery
- Groovy makes Android code much more concise
- The GR8 Ladies celebrate their first birthday!
- Joe Wolf notes that Groovy reached 10,000 questions on Stack Overflow
- Eugene Kamenev is investigating bring GORM-like features for Groovy on Android<, to deal with building UI, handling validation, and more
- Youri Ackx liked Guillaume Laforge’s funny slide from his JavaOne presentation about how to represent map / reduce, sandwich-style
- Ratpack adds more Promise operations and improved the documentation
- Dierk König says the builder pattern in Groovy is a great example of the state monad
- Graeme Rocher waves goodbye to the old Grails build system
- One could wish all front end development be done with Groovy and GrooScript?
- Spring Boot 1.1.8 available through GVM
- Spring Boot 1.2.0.M2 available through GVM
- GrooScript for client-side templating with the HTML builder or with Groovy templates
- Baruch Sadogursky will be speaking about AST transformations at JavaDay Kiev and will wow the crowds with Groovy Puzzlers at JavaDay Kiev and Jokerconf!
- Iván López will be talking about “Metaprogramming with Groovy” at GeeCON Prague next 23rd October
- The Greach conference is being prepared and is taking shape, and the organizers are looking for sponsors
- GR8Conf Europe 2015 is in the works, as the team reunites