About the Author
BASHAR ABDUL-JAWAD is a senior software engineer with Video Monitoring Services (VMS, http://vmsinfo.com), a company that provides news and advertising monitoring solutions. In his current position, Bashar shifted all of the company's new projects from Java and the Tapestry framework to Groovy and Grails. Bashar trained the developers at VMS across three locations—New York, Arizona, and Chennai, India—in using Groovy and Grails and thinking in Groovy instead of Java. To date, Bashar still gives weekly training sessions in all three places on subjects related to Groovy, Grails, and dynamic languages.
After obtaining his master's ...