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Groovy Programming by John Savage, Kenneth Barclay

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CHAPTER 25 EPILOGUE

This chapter signals the end of our journey into programming with Groovy. We believe that it also marks the period in which Groovy will make major contributions to the Java platform. We expect to see growth in the usage of Groovy, which mirrors that of Java when it was first announced. Groovy’s role will be as a flexible, agile scripting language that complements Java.

It is recognized that Groovy represents an immature technology. However, this is only partly true. It is accepted that the current reference implementation (JSR 06) has a number of imperfections to correct. Notwithstanding, it is a robust implementation that will be at the core of official releases. Full support for Groovy is under development from IDE builders ...

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