Groovy Programming Training Course


Apache Groovy is a JVM (Java Virtual Machine) dynamic programming language. Some of its features include scripting capabilities, Domain-Specific Language authoring, runtime and compile-time meta-programming and functional programming. Groovy is often used as a compliment to Java.

In this instructor-led, live training, participants will learn how to program in Groovy as they step through the creation of a sample application.


  • Developers

Format of the course

  • Part lecture, part discussion, exercises and heavy hands-on practice


  • Programming experience in any programming language

Course Outline

Introduction to Groovy

Overview of Groovy Features

Setting up the Development Environment

Writing Your First Groovy Application

Getting Familiar with Groovy’s Syntax

Using Groovy’s Data Types and Collections

Using Groovy Closures

Controlling Program Flow with Groovy Control Structures

Implementing Object Oriented Programming (OOP) in Your Application

Runtime MetaProgramming and Compile Time MetaProgramming

Working with Builders

Accessing a Database with Groovy

Calling Java from Groovy

Connecting to REST Services and Applications

Working with the GDK

Unit Testing a Groovy Application


Summary and Conclusion

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