Groovy for Java Developers*
Build confidence in Groovy with practical experience that draws on your Java knowledge!
Groovy is a powerful and concise language for the JVM that extends the capabilities of Java. Idiomatic Groovy can be intimidating to Java developers. This session will break the ice and reveal some of the power of Groovy as well as some of the traps.
This is a hands-on and open-ended session. Bring a laptop, and pair up with a fellow enthusiast! After a brief inform-style introduction we’ll be jumping directly into an exploration of Groovy. What you focus your learning on will be determined by the interest of you and your pair.
YesMail, Agile PDX
A Portland-based programmer with strong ties to both Agile PDX and Groovy. Also a member of an Agile team at YesMail, and blogs under the handle “curious attempt bunny”.