This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum.
We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line!
See this thread for details.
The moose likes Groovy and the fly likes Prior knowledge of Groovy required ? Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide this week in the OCAJP 8 forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Languages » Groovy
Bookmark "Prior knowledge of Groovy required ?" Watch "Prior knowledge of Groovy required ?" New topic

Prior knowledge of Groovy required ?

Vikrant Pandit
Ranch Hand

Joined: Mar 27, 2006
Posts: 245
This is a question for the authors

Do we require prior knowledge of Groovy to read this book ?
If yes, what level of proficiency is assumed ?

Vikrant Pandit
Glen Smith

Joined: May 30, 2009
Posts: 8
Hi Vivek,

No knowledge of Groovy is required. In fact, Chapter 2 is dedicated to teaching you the Groovy Essentials from scratch.

I think we gave away a free copy of that Chapter at one stage on the Grails podcast. Check out Grails Podcast Episode 80 and look for the link on "Chapter 2 The Groovy Essentials" to check it out!

All the best,

I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Prior knowledge of Groovy required ?
It's not a secret anymore!