Up and Running Groovy: An O’Reilly screencast for my Manning book (wait, what?)

Way back in the Spring of 2009, I was contacted by an editor at O’Reilly about doing a couple of “targeted video/screencasts”. This person (who is no longer there — I’d give you his name but I haven’t asked his permission yet) had the idea of getting people together in an informal setting and talking… Read More

Converting Groovy maps to query strings

Yesterday I was teaching a class on Groovy when I suddenly realized there was a simpler way to do something I’d been doing for years. I like showing developers how easy it is to access RESTful web services with just a couple of lines of Groovy. The process is particularly simple if all you need… Read More