alt.lang.jre, Feeling Groovy

Introducing a new standard language for the Java platform

From the developerWorks archives

Andrew Glover

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: August 03, 2004

Whereas the Java language has won over an entire generation of programmers with its commitment to exactitude and extensiveness, Groovy heralds a new era of programming on the Java platform, one defined by convenience, expedience, and agility. In this second installment in the new alt.lang.jre column, Andrew Glover offers an informal introduction to the proposed addition to the standard programming languages for the Java platform.

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