Practically Groovy, Functional programming with curried closures

Groovy's everyday coding construct goes where no closure has gone before

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Ken Barclay, John Savage, Andrew Glover, and Scott Davis

Date archived: April 19, 2017 | First published: August 23, 2005

Closures are everywhere in Groovy, and the only problem with Groovy closures is that they can start to seem, well, kind of bland when you use them every day. This month, guest authors Ken Barclay and John Savage show you how to spice up standard closures recipes like closure composition and the Visitor design pattern with just a hint of curry. The curry() method was invented by Haskell Curry and has been in the Groovy language since before the JSR-compliant releases.

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