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Modern Programming Made Easy: Using Java, Scala, Groovy, and JavaScript

 
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Hi,
Your book seems to cover several technologies that do similar things (Java,Scala,and Groovy) .Does your book cover the use cases for when it's best to use one or the other technology ?
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Hi,

Good question. It doesn't go too much into that. That's a highly subjective topic though. JavaScript for example could be used in both the front-end (browser) and back-end (using Node.js)

Groovy can be useful in many contexts although it's most traction seems to be in Gradle builds, scripting, and the Jenkins build DSL. You could build everything in Groovy, including the front-end with grooscript.
 
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Thanks Adam. That's interesting about Groovy for Gradle builds and Jenkins. I use Gradle with Android because that's the path Android Studio pushes but I haven't yet done any scripting for it.  
 
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