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The benefits of using Groovy

Hendy Setyo Mulyo
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Joined: Dec 01, 2004
Posts: 219

Hi ranchers,

I have not learned Groovy. I only know a little bit. I am just wondering what the benefits of using Groovy are since I know that there is no difference whatsoever between writing a Groovy class or a Java class. Can anyone share a little bit of his experiences?

Hendy Setyo Mulyo
SCJP 1.4 (95%), SCWCD 1.4 (94%)
Josh Brown
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Joined: Oct 09, 2007
Posts: 35
It seems like others have had the same question here. To sum up their answers, Groovy can:
(1) increase productivity
(2) give you dynamic capabilities where Java can't
(3) allow you to write less code (which may be the same as increased productivity)

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