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What languages are supported? What is Groovy?


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What languages are supported? What is Groovy?

Groovy and JavaScript

* is an agile and dynamic language for the Java Virtual Machine
* builds upon the strengths of Java but has additional power features inspired by languages like Python, Ruby and Smalltalk
* makes modern programming features available to Java developers with almost-zero learning curve
* provides the ability to statically type check and statically compile your code
* supports Domain-Specific Languages and other compact syntax so your code becomes easy to read and maintain
* makes writing shell and build scripts easy with its powerful processing primitives, OO abilities and an Ant DSL
* increases developer productivity by reducing scaffolding code when developing web, GUI, database or console applications
* simplifies testing by supporting unit testing and mocking out-of-the-box * seamlessly integrates with all existing Java classes and libraries
* compiles straight to Java bytecode so you can use it anywhere you can use Java

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