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What’s New in Groovy 1.8 and Beyond?
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| by Guillaume Laforge  Followers on Dec 22, 2011 |

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Guillaume Laforge covers the main new features in Groovy 1.8 –DSL with command chain expressions, runtime performance improvements, GPars, closure support, JSON, and what is to come in Groovy 1.9.

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