Seriously, Use Groovy Now
Recorded at SpringOne2GX 2015 Presenter: Ken Kousen Core Groovy Track Groovy is unusual among programming languages in that it doesn't seek to replace its predecessor. You can freely mix Groovy with Java on a class-by-class, or even line-by-line, basis. If you are working with Java, there's no reason not to make your life easier by adding Groovy where it helps the most. Groovy helps Java in many ways, especially when processing XML or JSON data, replacing anonymous inner classes, adding tons of library methods that Java has needed all along, vastly simplified file and database manipulation, and much more. This talk will demonstrate how you can add Groovy to Java applications and simplify your development job immediately.