Tag Archives: languages

Refactr Contributions to Grails and Groovy

Post by Scott Vlaminck

I’ve still been working with Groovy Builders in my free time lately. With quite a bit of help from Andres Almiray to refactor my builder example to use Groovy’s FactoryBuilderSupport, ObjectGraphBuilder was contributed to Groovy core about a month ago. … Continue reading

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With Power Comes Responsibility

Post by Scott Vlaminck

Last night’s panel discussion “The Language Debate” hosted by OTUG was fun. There was a lot of good discussion both during the panel and after the event. Charles Nutter, Robert Fischer, and Paul Cantrell were all great panelists. One thing … Continue reading

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Dynamic and Static Language Smackdown!

Post by Scott Vlaminck

Thursday, Thursday, THURSDAY! At the O’Shaughnessy Science Hall! See your favorite dynamic language take on the statics! Ok, actually, The Object Technology User Group is hosting a panel discussion titled “The Language Debate: Panel Discussion on Dynamic and Static Type … Continue reading

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Refactr Intrview Series: Marc Palmer

Post by Ben Edwards

This post is the first in a series of interviews of people we find interesting that we will post here on Refactr. We asked some questions of British software consultant, Marc Palmer, regarding his experiences working for Enotions Ltd. on … Continue reading

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On the importance of language idioms

Post by Jesse O'Neill-Oine

Venkat has a very nice post on the importance of language idioms.  He starts with a small Java Swing application and transitions it to Groovy, JRuby, and JavaScript.  I can’t get enough of this kind of stuff, because it shows … Continue reading

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