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Groovy in Action by Jon Skeet, Guillaume Laforge, Paul King, Andrew Glover, Dierk Koenig

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Chapter 16. Seeing the Grails light

 

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

 
 --Douglas Adams

The book is now officially over, but because you bought the whole album, we’ll throw in an additional bonus track for you.

The bonus track is a recording of two developers, Guillaume (G) and Dierk (D), who work together on a full-blown web application in Groovy. By eavesdropping on their conversation and looking at the code they produce, you’ll witness the evolution of the application from first ideas until deployment.

G and D work for ACME Software, an independent software vendor. Their boss wants each product to be accompanied by an ...

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