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
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
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