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Inspecting Groovy Object

Freddy Wong
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I've been playing with Groovy for the past few months. I like it, but sometimes I also get frustated with the dynamic type of Groovy. I tend to use groovy.inspect.swingui.ObjectBrowser.inspect(obj) everytime I encounter an object, which I don't know the type and look it up in the Groovy Doc for all the available methods or properties. This is quite a tedious process and so far no code completion from major IDEs. Am I missing something here? What do you guys normally use while developing Groovy?

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Gregg Bolinger
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What "major IDEs" are you referring to? Intellij has excellent code completion for Groovy objects. Aside from that, we do what you do. It's just the nature of dynamic languages.

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Freddy Wong
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I'm referring to Eclipse or NetBeans. Maybe I should give IntelliJ a shot. OK, thanks for your reply
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