We’ve heard many people say this, and we wholeheartedly agree: one of the best things about Groovy, Grails, Griffon, and other Groovy tools is the community. The developers involved in these technologies are some of the smartest, most enthusiastic, and most helpful people we’ve worked with. We’ve had the pleasure of meeting many of them in person at various conferences; others we know only through the ether. But we consider it an honor to work with and be associated with them. Here’s an introduction to some of your new colleagues.