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Apache Groovy 4 Fundamentals

by Saravanan Dhandapani

Groovy is a well-known language that complements Java. This course will teach you the core Groovy features that let you write complex code effectively.

What you'll learn

Though Java has been widely adopted, it is verbose and needs a lot of ceremony. In this course, Apache Groovy 4 Fundamentals, you’ll learn how to write concise code to achieve complex tasks. First, you’ll explore the syntax of Groovy, the simple and complex data structures provided by the language. Next, you’ll discover how to use looping constructs to control the flow of your program. Then, you'll dive into exception handling, file handling techniques, and regular expressions. Later, you'll be shown key Groovy features like Closures, metaprogramming, and builders. Finally, you’ll learn how to process XML and JSON documents in Groovy. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of writing concise Groovy code that complements Java needed to automate and maintain your day-to-day tasks.

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About the author

I have worked in IT design, development, and architecture for over a decade for some of the top fortune 100 companies. I have designed and architected enterprise applications and developed scalable and portable software. I am a Google Certified Professional Architect. Critical areas where I have worked are architecture and design using Java, ESB, Tomcat, ReactJS, JavaScript, Linux, Oracle, SVN, GIT, and so on, and cloud technologies, including AWS and GCP.

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