"Groovy in Action is not just a language guide, but represents the clear, readable and enjoyable specification of Groovy (and you should definitely read it and start playing with Groovy." -- --Alexander Popescu, Mindstorm
"The definitive book on the [Groovy] language." -- --Andrew Binstock, SD Times
Dierk Koenig is a senior software developer, mentor and coach. He publishes in leading German magazines on software development and speaks at international conferences.
Andrew Glover is the President of Stelligent Incorporated which helps companies address software quality with effective developer testing strategies and continuous integration techniques that enable teams to monitor code quality early and often. He actively blogs about software quality at thediscoblog.com and testearly.com.
Dr. Paul King is Managing Director and Principal Consultant for ASERT, an Australian company specializing in helping its customers leverage emerging technologies. He has provided technical and strategic consulting to hundreds of organizations throughout the U.S. and Asia Pacific and is an active contributor to many open source projects. When not being a taxi service for his seven children, you will find Paul tinkering with the latest Agile or enterprise technologies.
Guillaume Laforge is the official Groovy Project Manager and member of the JSR-241 Expert Group standardizing the Groovy Scripting Language. Guillaume is a software architect and Open Source consultant, working for OCTO Technology.
Jon Skeet is a software engineer and inveterate technological dabbler who happens to specialise in Java and C# development. A recent convert to Groovy, Jon is fanatical about using smarter ways to write cleaner, more readable code.
The best book on Groovy. Comprehensive, complete, full of examples. Can't wait for the next edition.Published 10 months ago by bikedc
This book is not very useful if you want start coding. Instead I read a few tutorials online which helped me to start coding right away.Published on September 6, 2012 by M. B. Shoushteri
Courtesy of Filip Pajak from Szczecin JUG:
This book is split into three parts. First one is about language, second is about advanced features which coming with Groovy... Read more
I started my career with "dynamic languages" (we called them scripting languages then). I enjoy getting things done quickly with scripting languages, the power it gives you and the... Read morePublished on November 23, 2009 by Michael S. Mckinney
I am a Java developer who wanted to learn how to program in Groovy. Since Groovy is the second official JVM language (Java being the first), it is becoming more common to find... Read morePublished on November 17, 2009 by Adam Thomas
I am an experienced java developer and bought this book as a way of learning groovy for a project I was working on. I have not been very impressed with this book. Read morePublished on March 20, 2009 by Andrew
Groovy brings advanced language features such as closures, dynamic typing, and the meta object protocol to the Java platform, and at the same time makes your codebase smaller and... Read morePublished on November 8, 2008 by calvinnme
Highly recommend the book to those starting to learn Groovy and as a reference for those that are somewhat familiar with it.Published on October 29, 2008 by Penguinns