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

Arquillian Testing Guide – For better integration testing & functional testing on the JVM – #programming #bookreview

Arquillian Testing Guide John D. Ament (Packt Publishing – Paperback, Kindle) If you have some experience with integration testing and functional testing on a Java virtual machine (JVM), John D. Ament’s important new book can help you get up to speed with the Arquillian testing platform’s numerous features and capabilities. Arquillian “leverages JUnit and TestNG … Continue reading Arquillian Testing Guide – For better integration testing & functional testing on the JVM – #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

Deploying with JRuby: Deliver Scalable Web Apps Using the JVM – It’s the simpler & better solution? – #bookreview

Deploying with JRuby: Deliver Scalable Web Apps Using the JVM Joe Kutner (Pragmatic Bookshelf, paperback) Many developers are using Ruby on Rails to create web applications. But the supporting infrastructure often can be complex. And when a problem occurs, there is no centralized management interface to help you quickly determine what has gone awry. There is … Continue reading Deploying with JRuby: Deliver Scalable Web Apps Using the JVM – It’s the simpler & better solution? – #bookreview