Groovy Training for Developers

Course:  GROOV
Duration:  4 Days
Level:  II
Course Summary

Groovy, a relatively new language for the Java platform, brings to Java many of the features that have made Ruby popular. This course includes Groovy programming, introducing developers to the new dynamic features that Groovy provides. Reusable code will be used in the examples to help explain the underlying concepts. This course will help Java and other OO developers new to Groovy easily transition into the dynamic programming world. Developers with some Groovy experience will gain a solid reference to help them explore Groovy even deeper and with more creativity.

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Topics Covered In This Course

Origin and concepts of Groovy

Groovy basics

Simple datatypes

Collective datatypes

Working with closures

Control structures

Dynamic object orientation

Working with builders

Working with the GDK

Database programming

Integrating Groovy

Working with XML

Tips and tricks

Unit testing

Groovy on Windows

Seeing the Grails light

What You Can Expect

At the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Use simple and collective Groovy data types
  • Work with Closures and Groovy Control Structures
  • Understand Dynamic Object Orientation, Groovy style
  • Work with the GDK
  • Use Groovy to access Databases
  • Understand Test Driven Development (TDD )with Unit Testing and Build Support
  • Understand how dynamic languages differ from languages like Java or C#.
  • Learn to build object-oriented programs in Groovy.
  • Learn to use Groovy builders to reduce complexity.
  • Learn to process XML files in Groovy.
  • Learn to access Java classes from Groovy, and vice versa.
  • Learn to build a simple web application using Grails.
Who Should Take This Course

This course is designed for software developers.

Recommended Prerequisites

Experience in some type of programming is required.

Training Style

Instructor led with 50% lecture and 50% lab.

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Every student attending a Verhoef Training class will receive a certificate good for $100 toward their next public class taken within a year.

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