Appendix E. A cheat sheet for Groovy’s DSL-friendly features

This appendix will assist you as you become familiar with the DSL-friendly features of Groovy. Please don’t treat this information as a comprehensive language overview. For a more complete and detailed discussion of the language and its syntax, see the references in section E.2.

E.1. DSL-friendly features of Groovy

Groovy is a dynamically typed OO language with strong features of reflective and generative metaprogramming. Groovy shares the object model with Java and has strong interoperability with the Java language. Groovy can also be used as a scripting language. It has optional typing, operator overloading, strong literal syntax, and functional abstractions like closures. Table ...

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