Groovy Weekly #53
The Groovy development team released the second release candidate of Groovy 2.4, please be sure to check your applications with this version and report any issue you may be finding, so that we can all ensure 2.4 is a rock-solid release.
Note the publication of MrHaki’s Gradle Goodness Notebook! If you’re using Gradle, this is worth the investment to have that resource handy for mastering your build automation.
Groovy 2.4 second release candidate, please help testing it!
Spring Boot 1.2.1 released
The Windows installer for Groovy 2.3.9 is available
Grooscript Gradle plugin 0.9 released
Groovy Android library SwissKnife 1.2 released with @Parcelable transformation
Jochen "Blackdrag" Theodorou behind the scenes of bytecode optimizations for improving array access performance
Doug Borg describes what makes a good build.gradle
Reinout Korbee writes about running your Antlr DSL as a Groovy script
Some Groovy magic by Erwan Arzur
Preventing naming collisions in Grails by Albert van Veen
Bertrand Goetzman shows how to display data coming from REST with DataFX / JavaFX and Ratpack (article in French)
Robert McIntosh on Grails with a billion record Mongo collection
Peter Ledbrook on Groovy in the light of Java 8
Feedback from GrailsConf in India by Amit Jain
Dan Woods will be speaking about Ratpack online during an O'Reilly webinar
Groovy in 2014 and beyond by Guillaume Laforge at SpringOne2GX 2014
Making Spring Boot even groovier by Graeme Rocher at SpringOne2GX 2014
Slides form "Demystifying Gradle DSL" presented at GrailsConf 2015, New Delhi
Guillaume Laforge interviewed at Devoxx 2014 about what makes Groovy the Swift of the Android world
MrHaki publishes the Gradle Goodness Notebook
Marco Vermeulen enjoys the terrific section on writing nested Gradle plugin extension DSLs in Tim Berglund's Gradle beyond the basics book
A debate about JVM application installers with Gradle and more
Iván Lopez participates in the Spring Boot book contest with a full Groovy solution! Star the project to make it win!
Dan Woods shares some examples of standalone Ratpack 0.9.13
Guillaume Laforge celebrated the 1000th star on Github for Groovy, keep on spreading the word and double that number!
Groovy Weekly released its 2000th news item last week!
Ratpack is teasing that the next release is going to be a big "one"
Groovy 2.4.0-rc-2 available through GVM
Cédric Champeau asks the twittosphere what they'd like to see him speak about at GR8Conf
Andrew Reitz managed to get Spock tests running on Android
Vishal Savajiani claims Groovy is a powerful language! For the Internet of Things, for the Cloud, and more.
The Groovy Android library SwissKnife is ready for Groovy 2.4, reports Eugene Kamenev
Mike Milinkovich is excited to see Gradleware bringing first-class Gradle support to Eclipse
Iván López demonstrates you can be a full stack developer using only Groovy with a concrete example
Spring Boot is ready for Groovy 2.4 announces Andy Wilkinson
Dan Woods compares the performance of Ratpack with Vert.x
Groovy at DevNexus, with an epic keynote with the Groovy puzzlers and a Groovy workshop, by the JFrog team
The Greach Call for Paper is closing in 10 days, get ready!
Last week for the GR8Conf Call for Paper, hurry up!
Cédric Champeau will speak about Groovy at Niort for the Poitou-Charentes JUG on January 20th
Greach announces its first accepted speakers: Russel Winder
Dan Woods will be speaking at Greach about Ratpack
Another speaker announced for Greach with MrHaki