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  • Why Groovy, not Java?

    Hi,

    Why Grails has to use a new language, Groovy and not Java?

    Why Grails stack has to layer on top of Java EE, Spring, Hibernate, SiteMesh, etc?


    rgds,
    lchong2

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    Originally posted by lchong2 View Post
    Hi,
    Why Grails has to use a new language, Groovy and not Java?
    For the same reason Spring used the new language Java and not C/C++ in 2004 when it was released

    Originally posted by lchong2 View Post
    Why Grails stack has to layer on top of Java EE, Spring, Hibernate, SiteMesh, etc?
    rgds,
    lchong2
    Because of DRY Principle

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