Groovy Quick Tip - The groovy.util.logging Package

The groovy.util.logging package comes with a bunch of annotations. Each of the annotations adds logging capabilities of a particular logging library to the class where it is applied. For example,...

Grails - Adding MySQL Collation Support to GORM

Lately I've been working on the client-side developing a mult-international Grails application. As this application is being used from several different parts of the world, an important requirement has been...

Groovy Sneak Peak: The DelegatingScript Base Class

As shown by Guillaume Laforge at Gr8Conf 2013 in Copenhagen, Groovy 2.2 will come with a neat feature for writing custom DSL Groovy scripts: the DelegatingScript base class. Groovy Scripts...

Dtr.fm - Donau Tech Radio Podcast

For all my german speaking readers. Some weeks ago I started a German podcast with Thomas Einwaller from troii. The podcast is called "Donau Tech Radio" (DTR) and is mostly...

Groovy Feature: Testing Source Code in Comments

Groovy comes with a seemingly endless number of simplifications for programmers. One of them is a class called JavadocAssertionTestSuite [0]. Source Code Examples in JavaDoc Comments Especially for library/framework...

Gr8Conf 2013 - Second Conference Day

Is Groovy as Fast as Java? The day started with a talk by Dr. Russel Winder....

Gr8Conf 2013 - First Conference Day

Today the first Gr8Conf [0] conference day took place. Gr8Conf is a conference completely dedicated to the Groovy & Grails ecosystem. 7