Groovy Podcast Ep 48

July 17, 2017

News and views from the Groovy programming language ecosystem, with hosts Ken Kousen and Baruch Sadogursky. We talk about upcoming presentations at next week, as well as the latest  releases of Gradle, Grails, and Groovy, and other blog posts and articles.


Groovy Podcast Ep 47

June 22, 2017

Live from the Gradle Summit, with Luke Daley and Tim Yates!


Groovy Podcast Ep 46

June 14, 2017

News and views from the Groovy programming language ecosystem. Speeding up Gradle builds; new newsletter by Andres Almiray; Griffon release; Slides from; Spock book in print; Jexler; Groovy on Android; Jigsaw and Java 9.

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Groovy Podcast Ep 45

May 16, 2017

Groovy Podcast, Ep. 45, with Ken Kousen and Ryan Vanderwerf. Discuss new Groovy and Grails releases, Spock 1.1 release, new Geb site redesign, GQL: a Groovy lib from GraphQL, the Goodtimes library of Groovy enhancements for Java 8 Date/Time, the upcoming Gr8conf in Copenhagen, new features with Alexa and Google Home, and much more.

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Groovy Podcast Ep 44

April 11, 2017

Interviews with Schalk Cronjé and Sergio del Amo about the Greach conference; other news from Groovy/Grails/Gradle; and Baruch's Kotlin Puzzlers talk which sadly resulted in his lifetime ban from the Groovy Podcast.


Groovy Podcast Ep 43

March 29, 2017

Groovy Podcast with a quick summary of the latest news from the Groovy, Grails, Gradle, and related worlds. Featuring an interview with Mark Vieira of Gradle, Inc.

Topics included the Groovy 2.4.10 and Grails 3.2.8 releases, official docker images available for both Groovy and Gradle, composite build features in Gradle and IntelliJ, the new build cache in the upcoming Gradle 3.5, and the Gradle Enterprise system.

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Groovy Podcast Ep 42

February 10, 2017

Groovy Podcast Ep. 42. Links to new Grails 3.2.6 release and Gretty 1.4.1. New YouTube playlist for the Grails Quickcasts, and a video of the live broadcast of Using REACT with Grails 3 by Zak Klein. New free ebook ("Groovy Succinctly") now available.

Also, a great interview with core committer Sergei Egorov about the new "macro methods" in the upcoming version of Groovy.

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Groovy Podcast Ep 41

January 24, 2017

Groovy Podcast Episode 41, with Ken Kousen and Baruch Sadogursky. Topics include new releases of Geb, Grails, and Groovy; new Grails 3 book in early access, blog post on Groovy mock objects; new Grails guides on creating a new application and testing a secured app with Spring Security; deploying a Ratpack app on Google App Engine Flex, and much more.

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Groovy Podcast Ep 40: Live from GR8Conf India

January 7, 2017

Live from GR8Conf in New Delhi, India! Appearances by Puneet Behl, Søren Glasius, Burt Beckwith, Ken Kousen, and others, including Deepak Mittal, Naresha K.



Groovy Podcast Ep. 39

December 22, 2016

News and views from the Groovy programming language ecosystem, hosted by Ken Kousen and Baruch Sadogursky. Discussions about the latest Grails release, plus the fact there are now over 200 Grails 3 plugins available. Notes about the new Ersatz mock HTTP server library, by the same people behind the HTTP Builder NG project.

Also included are a list of G3 Summit talks, some with videos available, a video series on new features in IntelliJ 2016.3, and improvements to the sdkman system, including the new "outdated" command to update all your outdated resources. Then some comments about Grails guides, the new Parrot parser coming in Grails 3, the GradleTest plugin for testing Gradle plugins, and Guillaume Laforge's presentation on analyzing half a million Gradle build files at GitHub.

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