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Greenhorn
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What is the difference between these 2 variables declarations:



and



Both seem to work the same and i don't see any difference between them.
If there's no difference, then why i use def keyword and why it's there?

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The second declaration without the "def" will only work when groovy is being executed as a script, which is the case within the groovy shell command line tool and the groovy console. Within your groovy classes, you must define a variable with "def".
 
Viorel Craescu
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Thanks!
Just encounter the problem today
I'm pretty new to groovy and i'm discovering groovy features now.
 
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