Integrating Groovy development with Maven

Groovy, which is an object-oriented programming language for the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), provides dynamic programming features similar to Python, Ruby, Smalltalk, and so on. It is often used as a scripting language and interacts freely with existing Java code and libraries.

Groovy was created by James Strachan and Bob McWhirter and is currently being lead by Guillaume Laforge. It is released under the Apache License v2.0.

Groovy is defined as an agile and dynamic programming/scripting language built for the Java Virtual Machine. While it is inspired by Python, Ruby, and Smalltalk; for a Java developer it promises an "almost-zero" learning curve.

In the past few years, Groovy has become popular for scripting ...

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