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Part 1: Introducing Grails > The Groovy essentials

2. The Groovy essentials

This chapter covers

  • Introducing Groovy

  • Differences between Java and Groovy

  • Groovy’s dynamic features


Grails is a great framework that removes much of the drudgery from the development of web applications. You have already seen how easy it is to get a usable application up and running from scratch. A large part of that productivity gain comes from using Groovy as the main language for Grails development.


  

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