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Spock: Up and Running

Spock: Up and Running

Most developers would agree that writing automated tests is a good idea, but writing good, well-structured tests is still an elusive skill for many. For Java and Groovy developers, however, there's good news. This practical guide shows you how to write concise and highly readable tests with Spock, the most innovative testing and specifica...
Java Testing with Spock

Java Testing with Spock

Java Testing with Spock teaches you how to use Spock for a wide range of testing use cases in Java. You'll start with a quick overview of Spock and work through writing unit tests using the Groovy language. You'll discover best practices for test design as you learn to write mocks, implement integration tests, use Spock's built-in BDD tes...
Groovy in Action, 2nd Edition

Groovy in Action, 2nd Edition

In the last ten years, Groovy has become an integral part of a Java developer's toolbox. Its comfortable, common-sense design, seamless integration with Java, and rich ecosystem that includes the Grails web framework, the Gradle build system, and Spock testing platform have created a large Groovy community.Groovy in Action, 2nd Edition is...
Spring Boot in Action

Spring Boot in Action

The Spring Framework simplifies enterprise Java development, but it does require lots of tedious configuration work. Spring Boot radically streamlines spinning up a Spring application. You get automatic configuration and a model with established conventions for build-time and runtime dependencies. You also get a handy command-line interfa...
Mastering Gradle

Mastering Gradle

With Gradle, you can efficiently build automation framework along with some flexible alternatives to customized build logic. This book starts with sound basics about build automation and how Gradle fits into this automation. It then moves on to give you a good exposure on Groovy - a scripting language used to write Gradle - and helps you ...
Gradle for Android

Gradle for Android

Gradle is an open source build automation system that introduces a Groovy-based domain-specific language (DSL) to configure projects. Using Gradle makes it easy for Android developers to manage dependencies and set up the entire build process.This book begins by taking you through the basics of Gradle and how it works with Android Studio....
SoapUI Cookbook

SoapUI Cookbook

Packed with practical guidance, this book will show you how to build core SoapUI skills, integrate open source libraries, and code the extra functionality needed to quickly overcome common and advanced API test problems.Building up your skills, you will progress to more advanced topics such as Groovy scripting, testing secured services, l...
Mastering JIRA

Mastering JIRA

JIRA is an issue-tracking tool from Atlassian and has gained immense popularity in recent years due to its ease of use and, at the same time, its customization abilities and finely grained control over various functions. JIRA offers functionalities for creating tasks and assigning them to users and many useful add-ons can be added such as...
Becoming Functional

Becoming Functional

If you have an imperative (and probably object-oriented) programming background, this hands-on book will guide you through the alien world of functional programming. Author Joshua Backfield begins slowly by showing you how to apply the most useful implementation concepts before taking you further into functional-style concepts and practic...
Scripting in Java

Scripting in Java

Scripting in Java teaches you how to use the Java Scripting API and JavaScript to execute scripts and take advantage of the features of a scripting language while developing Java applications. The book also covers topics that enable scripting languages to take advantage of Java features and the Java class library, including the new Java C...
Gradle in Action

Gradle in Action

Gradle in Action is a comprehensive guide to end-to-end project automation with Gradle. Starting with the basics, this practical, easy-to-read book discusses how to establish an effective build process for a full-fledged, real-world project. Along the way, it covers advanced topics like testing, continuous integration, and monitoring code...
Groovy 2 Cookbook

Groovy 2 Cookbook

Get up to speed with Groovy, a language for the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) that integrates features of both object-oriented and functional programming. This book will show you the powerful features of Groovy 2 applied to real-world scenarios and how the dynamic nature of the language makes it very simple to tackle problems that would othe...
Beginning Groovy, Grails and Griffon

Beginning Groovy, Grails and Griffon

Web frameworks are playing a major role in the creation of today's most compelling web applications, because they automate many of the tedious tasks, allowing developers to instead focus on providing users with creative and powerful features. Java developers have been particularly fortunate in this area, having been able to take advantage...
Making Java Groovy

Making Java Groovy

You don't need the full force of Java when you're writing a build script, a simple system utility, or a lightweight web app - but that's where Groovy shines brightest. This elegant JVM-based dynamic language extends and simplifies Java so you can concentrate on the task at hand instead of managing minute details and unnecessary complexity...
Programming Groovy 2

Programming Groovy 2

You don't have to leave the rich Java Platform to take advantage of Groovy. Groovy preserves Java's semantics and extends the JDK, so programming in Groovy feels like the Java language has been augmented; it's like working with a lighter, more elegant Java. If you're an experienced Java developer who wants to learn how Groovy works, you'l...
Gradle Beyond the Basics

Gradle Beyond the Basics

If you're familiar with Gradle's basics elements - possibly through the author's previous O'Reilly book, Building and Testing with Gradle - this more advanced guide provides the recipes, techniques, and syntax to help you master this build automation tool. With clear, concise explanations and lots of ready-to-use code examples, you'll exp...
Programming Grails

Programming Grails

Dig deeper into Grails architecture and discover how this application framework works its magic. Written by a core developer on the Grails team, this practical guide takes you behind the curtain to reveal the inner workings of its 2.0 feature set. You'll learn best practices for building and deploying Grails applications, including perfor...
Grails 2: A Quick-Start Guide

Grails 2: A Quick-Start Guide

Grails is a full-stack web development framework that enables you to build complete web applications in a fraction of the time and with less code than other frameworks. Grails uses the principle of convention over configuration and the dynamic Groovy programming language.This revised and updated new edition shows you how to use Grails by ...
Pro Spring 3

Pro Spring 3

The agile, lightweight, open-source Spring Framework continues to be the de facto leading enterprise Java application development framework for today's Java programmers and developers. It works with other leading open-source, agile and lightweight Java technologies like Hibernate, Groovy, MyBatis, and more. Spring now also works with Java...
The Definitive Guide to Grails 2

The Definitive Guide to Grails 2

Grails is a full stack framework which aims to greatly simplify the task of building serious web applications for the JVM. The concepts within Grails, like interceptors, tag libs, and Groovy Server Pages (GSP), make those in the Java community feel right at home.Grails' foundation is on solid open source technologies such as Spring, Hiber...

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