Making Java Groovy – An excellent how-to guide for Java developers – #programming #bookreview

Making Java Groovy Kenneth A. Kousen (Manning, paperback) I have looked at a lot of programming how-to texts in recent years, and this is one of the best I have encountered. Kenneth A. Kousen does not try to get readers to abandon aging and bloated Java in favor of a language that’s sleeker, shinier and … Continue reading Making Java Groovy – An excellent how-to guide for Java developers – #programming #bookreview

Programming Groovy 2 – For the experienced Java developer seeking dynamic productivity – #programming #bookreview

Programming Groovy 2 Dynamic Productivity for the Java Developer Venkat Subramaniam (Pragmatic Bookshelf, paperback) The programming language Groovy has a bit of a checkered past. Before it reached Release 1 in early 2007, it was almost abandoned because of a series of development problems. But some dedicated developers reworked it, gave it new life, and … Continue reading Programming Groovy 2 – For the experienced Java developer seeking dynamic productivity – #programming #bookreview

Book Brief – Programming Grails – A new, solid guide for experienced developers – #programming #bookreview

Programming Grails Burt Beckwith (O’Reilly – paperback, Kindle ) Burt Beckwith is an experienced core developer on the Grails software team at SpringSource. His new book, Programming Grails, is written primarily for experienced Grails developers “who want to dig deeper into the architecture and understand more about how Grails works its magic and how it … Continue reading Book Brief – Programming Grails – A new, solid guide for experienced developers – #programming #bookreview