JVM languages - Scala, Groovy, Grails, Jruby

The Java platform is highly robust because the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) supports much more than just the core Java language. Application developers need to choose which of the JVM languages to run on the virtual machine. Scala, Groovy, Grails, and Jruby are all popular choices. Scala is an object oriented language designed to be highly scalable. Groovy is similar to the standard Java language with several additional features. The Grails framework leverages Groovy under a "coding by convention" paradigm. Learn about all of these Java languages and more in this topic section.

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  • August 29, 2018 29 Aug'18

    Developers favor JVM languages for mobile, enterprise

    A recent RedMonk report finds more developers use programming languages that run on the Java Virtual Machine to build mobile and enterprise apps.

  • June 13, 2018 13 Jun'18

    ObjectOutputStream example: A Java object serialization tutorial

    Java object serialization is a feature of the JDK that is far too often overlooked. When a developer puts together a prototype or cooks up a proof of concept, simply saving a serialized Java object ...

  • March 22, 2018 22 Mar'18

    Why the new Java 10 features list is so small

    Was it just me, or did the Java 10 release just creep up on everyone? Given, a March release for Java 10 was planned a long time ago, but given Oracle's spotty history in terms of pushing out ...

  • September 18, 2017 18 Sep'17

    Expert advice for JavaOne 2017 first-timers

    If JavaOne 2017 is your first time attending the conference, it will serve you well to follow some advice and insights from a veteran attendee of the JavaOne and OpenWorld conferences. The first ...

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