Learn advanced techniques for working with the Groovy programming language. In this video workshop, presenter and Java consultant Ken Kousen shows you how to create RESTful web services, conduct Unit Tests, apply Groovy’s functional programming features, and use Java’s Spring Framework in conjunction with this JVM language.
Once you complete this course, check out Ken’s other videos on the subject: Practical Groovy and Groovy Fundamentals. These courses demonstrate the many advantages of adding Groovy to existing projects written in Java and other object-oriented languages.
Work with refreshable beans, inline scripted beans, POGOs as Spring beans, and see how Groovy works with Spring Boot
Learn about higher-order functions, immutable objects, and functional concepts including composition, method references, and memoize
Add persistence capabilities based on both JPA and NoSQL databases
Use Groovy traits for composition to simulate multiple inheritance
Dive into RESTful web services, including Groovy clients, and RESTful services with JAX-RS
Apply Unit Testing with JUnit and Spock
Ken Kousen, President of Kousen IT, Inc., is a technical trainer, mentor, and consultant in all areas related to Java, specializing in Android, Spring, Hibernate/JPA, Groovy, and Grails. He is the author of Making Java Groovy (Manning) and the upcoming O’Reilly book, Gradle for Android.
Ken Kousen is the President of Kousen IT, Inc., through which he does technical training, mentoring, and consulting in all areas related to Java, specializing in Android, Spring, Hibernate/JPA, Groovy, and Grails. He is the author of the Manning book "Making Java Groovy" and the upcoming O'Reilly book "Gradle for Android".
Ken is a regular speaker on the No Fluff, Just Stuff conference tour, as well as at many other international conferences. In 2013 he won a JavaOne Rock Star award. Over the past decade he has taught thousands of developers in business and industry. In addition to owning several technical certifications, his academic background includes two BS degrees from M.I.T., an MS and a Ph.D. from Princeton, and an MS in Computer Science from R.P.I.