Does open source need to be profitable? Lukas Eder weighs in on the open source funding debate, following Pivotal’s surprise decision to cut support for Groovy and Grails.
Following Pivotal’s surprise decision to withdraw support from Groovy and Grails, Graeme Rocher, project lead of Grails at Pivotal, spoke to us about the future of the web development framework.
Groovy 2.4 has restored part of the JVM language’s mojo – this latest release is the first to officially provide support for running Groovy on Android.
Pivotal have announced they are withdrawing their support of Groovy and the accompanying Grails framework after their next major releases in March.
Groovy-ing it up since 2008, Griffon has released a number of changes to its Grails-inspired platform for JVM applications.
Oracle’s latest Java releases have thrown a spanner in the works for several third-party tools.
Built around the Java 8 compatible version of the IDE, the new Spring Tools are swept of bugs and fine tuned with a host of new features.
Update includes a leaner code base and a host of new additions. There’s also an upgrade to Groovy 2.3.2.
Java derivative language creator sees Groovy as the Swift-alike for Android programmers – and after all, the two have a lot in common.
Groovy hit the 3 million downloads mark in 2013! We met Guillaume Laforge at JAX 2014 to talk about what makes Groovy so groovy for developers and what new features the latest version 2.3 offers. Filmed at JAX 2014, Mainz, Germany.
Is it only a matter of time before we see this alternative language crossing over into the mainstream?
Groovy is not a newcomer to the arena of alternative languages for the JVM. With over 1.7 million downloads a year, it’s clearly ahead of the pack. But what makes it a great choice for your projects? In this session, we’ll see how this all fits together in the big Groovy picture, when and where you can use Groovy, and how you can take advantage of Groovy in boosting your productivity! Filmed at JAX London 2013.
Guillaume Laforge talks about his favourite projects in the Groovy ecosystem, and the growth of the language in the last year. Filmed backstage at JAX London 2013.
Java compatible upstart makes its way into top of list of most searched for languages online for the first time.