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Master Groovy Training

Master Groovy Certification Course

  • 16 hours of Instructor led Training
  • Use Groovy as the programming language for daily tasks
  • Meta programming in Groovy
  • GUI application development with databases, using Groovy
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Overview

Learning a new programming language helps to enhance your skill set as a developer, specifically so when technology is growing exponentially and developers have to update themselves constantly to stay current. One such language that is a must-learn and fast gaining momentum for developers is Groovy.

Groovy, the powerful and dynamic object-oriented scripting programming language, with static compilation and static typing capabilities for Java platform tops the list of popular OOPS languages. It integrates with any Java program smoothly and delivers robust features to your application immediately including Domain-Specific Language authoring, scripting capabilities, functional programming, and runtime and compile-time meta-programming. Groovy allows you to write code easily and combine new Java modules to the existing Java apps. It also offers simple Application Programming Interface (API) for accessing XML and Databases.

This course will not only introduce you to Groovy language but also the essential Groovy platform. Our industry expert trainers will cover all the concepts and take JVM developers from newbie to advanced level with the Groovy language through hands-on exercises, demonstration, and comprehensive lectures. The training includes real-world projects that will give you real-time experience and practical knowledge in the Groovy scripting language. At the end of this course, you will not only gain an in-depth understanding of Groovy, but you will be able to use it in a number of everyday use cases.

Master the Groovy language with KnowledgeHut’s immersive course, and gain expertise in all the skills required to use Groovy effectively to develop different types of JVM applications.

What You Will Learn:

  • Installation and introduction - Learn to install Groovy using sdkman, understand the use of tools in Groovy installation

  • Variables - Define Groovy variables in different ways. Learn about dynamic/static typing support for variables.

  • Operators- Play with operators as we move forward

  • Functions - Learn how to define functions in the Groovy way! Implicit/explicit returns, closures and much more

  • Branching & Looping - Learn how to make branches in the code using selection statements, and write loops in groovy code

  • Object oriented programming - Learn various object oriented constructs and how Groovy achieves pure object orientation in its language design.

  • Object oriented concepts- Understand other object oriented concepts like composition, inheritance.

  • Collections - Learn to use Groovy collection data types like lists and maps.

  • Exception handling - Learn the use of exceptions to alter the flow of a Groovy program. Build your own custom exceptions.

  • Metaprogramming - Learn Groovy goodness like meta object protocol,meta class; that adds dynamacity to this programming

  • Builders - Build custom domain specific languages using various builders available in Groovy

  • Applications of Groovy - Build desktop gui applications using Groovy. Program in Groovy on Gradle to automate build tasks

Prerequisite

Exposure to any other programming language preferably Java, would be an added advantage. A little knowledge about databases and SQL would help.

Who Should Attend

  • Those who want to automate day to day programming tasks using Groovy
  • Java developers looking out for a JVM language that expresses more with less code

Knowledgehut Experience

Instructor-led Live Classroom

Interact with instructors in real-time— listen, learn, question and apply. Our instructors are industry experts and deliver hands-on learning.

Curriculum Designed by Experts

Our courseware is always current and updated with the latest tech advancements. Stay globally relevant and empower yourself with the latest tools and training.

Learn through Doing

Learn theory backed by practical case studies, exercises and coding practice. Get skills and knowledge that can be effectively applied in the real world.

Mentored by Industry Leaders

Learn from the best in the field. Our mentors are all experienced professionals in the fields they teach.

Advance from the Basics

Learn concepts from scratch, and advance your learning through step-by-step guidance on tools and techniques.

Code Reviews by Professionals

Get reviews and feedback on your final projects from professional developers.

Curriculum

  1. Installing sdkman
  2. Installing groovy development kit using sdkman
  3. Understanding the various tools like groovyc, groovy shell and groovy console
  4. Writing very basic commands on the groovy shell
  5. How groovy compares to other JVM languages like Java
  1. Defining variables using the ‘def’ keyword
  2. Dynamic typing
  3. Explicitly defining data types for a variable
  4. Arithmetic, relational, logical operators
  5. Elvis and spaceship operators in groovy
  1. Defining functions in groovy
  2. Function with implicit and explicit returns
  3. Default arguments in functions
  4. Closures
  5. Functional programming in groovy
  6. Functions that take groovy map as argument
  1. ‘if’ , ‘if-else if-else’ selection statements for branching
  2. The groovy ‘switch’ statement to achieve branching
  3. Looping using ‘while’ and ‘for’
  4. ‘break’ and ‘continue’ statements
  1. Classes and objects
  2. Difference between instance variables and static variables.
  3. Instance and static functions
  4. Constructors
  5. Groovy bean class
  6. On demand encapsulation of object attributes in groovy
  7. Operator overloading in groovy classes
  8. Composition
  9. Inheritance
  10. Abstract classes
  11. Interfaces
  12. Traits
  13. Organizing groovy code in packages
  14. Default packages imported in groovy code
  1. Using the List data type of groovy
  2. Functional programming on list data structure using groovy closures
  3. Meta programming on list data structure
  4. Map data structure in groovy and various operations on a map
  1. Flow of a program in the event of an exception thrown in the program
  2. Exception handling using try-catch
  3. Defining custom exceptions and throwing them
  4. The finally block
  5. How groovy exception handling is different from java exception handling
  1. Meta Object protocol (MOP)
  2. MetaClass
  3. Adding dynamic methods to build in groovy classes at run time
  4. Adding dynamic methods in custom groovy classes at run time
  1. Introduction to the builder pattern
  2. Designing domain specific language (DSL) to initialize objects in groovy
  3. JSON builder
  4. Object graph builder
  5. Other builders available in the groovy programming language
  1. Build GUIs using SwingBuilder in groovy
  2. Build multi screen gui’s
  3. Connect gui’s to a database using groovy sql package
  4. Introduction to gradle
  5. Writing custom gradle scripts in groovy for automating build tasks

Faq

The Course

There are several reasons why Groovy is so much more popular than other programming languages. It has been adopted by top tech giants and is a very powerful language for developing build tools like Gradle. In addition, it is more popular because of its smooth integration with Java, Java frameworks and libraries.

KnowledgeHut is one of the leading Groovy training providers as per the current industry standards and requirements and empowers individuals to excel in their careers. Groovy experts are much sought after across the world, and the average salary of a “Java Groovy Developer” in USA is $1,20,000/year. An entry level Groovy developer earns a package of $63,375/year whereas the most experienced employees make up to $2,04,000/year. There is no better time than now to master Groovy, and learn to leverage its power for your career and project success!

On completing the course, you will learn to:

  • Use groovy as the programming language for day to day software tasks
  • Build desktop gui applications using swingbuilder.

No restrictions ever in the learning experience! Exposure to any other programming language preferably Java, would be an added advantage. A little knowledge about databases and SQL would help.

Yes, KnowledgeHut offers this training online.

On successful completion of the course you will receive a course completion certificate issued by KnowledgeHut.

Your instructors are Groovy experts who have years of industry experience.

Finance Related

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding) Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details: http://www.knowledgehut.com/refund

KnowledgeHut offers a 100% money back guarantee if the candidate withdraws from the course right after the first session. To learn more about the 100% refund policy, visit our Refund Policy.

The Remote Experience

In an online classroom, students can log in at the scheduled time to a live learning environment which is led by an instructor. You can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and engage with learning resources while working in groups, all in an online setting. Our instructors use an extensive set of collaboration tools and techniques which improves your online training experience.

The following must be installed on your personal machine

  • SdkMan
  • Groovy 2.x (latest version)
  • MySQL database server and some mySQL client software
  • Any IDE of your choice.

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