The Groovy distribution has another option for developers who are more familiar with a graphical interface and want to try out code snippets. The tool in question is
groovyConsole, which is very similar to
groovysh (see the Using groovysh to try out Groovy commands recipe) except that it provides a GUI with syntax highlighting and basic code editor features.
In this recipe, we are going to cover basic GroovyConsole usage scenarios.
Open your shell and let's dive in:
groovyConsolecommand in your command line:
The GroovyConsole screen is ...