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Course Title
Programming in Groovy

Objectives
The power of Groovy is in metaprogramming. Sure, it's a language that's fluent, concise, integrates well with Java, and provides the functional style of programming. But, one of the main reasons to choose Groovy is to exploit its metaprogramming capabilities. If you're interested in learning about the compile time metaprogramming or the run-time dynamic capabilities or creating domain specific languages and fluent APIs with those capabilities, this course is specifically designed for you. While we get deeper into those capabilities of the language, along the way, we'll learn about various other features that make Groovy such a wonderful language to program in.

Duration
3 days

Customization
The course content will be customized to meet your teams' specific needs. Please review the provided detailed outline and suggest changes (additions, deletions, modifications) as you feel fit.

Audience
Developers, technical leads, and architects who are involved in practical application development with Groovy

Benefits (After taking this course you will be able to):
  • Exploit the power of Groovy
  • Know when to use static vs. dynamic typing
  • Create DSLs with Groovy
  • Use Groovy to automate your builds and tasks
  • Apply your Metaprogramming Mojo for fun and profit

Topics
  • Dynamic nature of Groovy
  • Working with collections
  • Functional style of programming and Closures
  • Groovy/Java interop
  • Automated testing of Groovy and Java code using Spock
  • Compile-time and runtime metaprogramming
  • Creating DSLs

Detailed Outline
View or download a detailed outline for this course from this link.

About the Instructor
Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of agilelearner.com, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at http://www.agiledeveloper.com. You may read more about Venkat and Agile Developer, Inc. at http://agiledeveloper.com/aboutus.html.
 

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