#groovylang 3.0.0 is released (groovy.apache.org/download.html). According to a post in Twitter by Paul King (@paulk_asert), it includes 500+ new features, improvements and bug fixes since 2.5. The new release also offers more flexible Parrot parser supporting improved Java syntax compatibility, numerous new operators and improved static features plus much more.

Dr Paul King has been contributing to open source projects for nearly 30 years and is an active committer on numerous projects including Groovy, GPars and Gradle. Paul speaks at international conferences, publishes in software magazines and journals, and is a co-author of Manning’s best-seller: Groovy in Action, 2nd Edition.

He is also among our favorite speakers at Java2days and CodeMonsters conferences.

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