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JavaPolis interview with Guillaume LaForge, Groovy project lead

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JavaPolis interview with Guillaume LaForge, Groovy project lead

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At JavaPolis '07, Dick Wall and Carl Quinn of JavaPosse fame have interviewed Guillaume Laforge, the Groovy project manager, and asked him about:

  • the latest release of Groovy 1.5 and its novelties,
  • more details on the come back of the 'infamous' for loop,
  • the support of generics,
  • the inclusion of closures in Java compared to Groovy's closures,
  • what Grails is and why it matters,
  • how simple it is to leverage Grails in IT's today infrastructure,
  • the first class support of SQL and XML in Groovy,
  • and also what the future will hold in the upcoming Groovy releases.
Go and view the interview on Parleys.com.

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