What’s new in 1.3.0

  • Removed PhantomJs tests.

  • Removed jquery lib and gquery wraps around.

  • Removed Observable.

  • No more grooscript-tools.js file, now only grooscript-html-builder.js.

  • Improved speed in conversions.

  • Smaller jar and less dependencies.

  • Faster build and upgrade to gradle 3.

  • Fixes, thanks new contributors.

What’s new in 1.2.3

  • Upgrade groovy and gradle versions.

What’s new in 1.2.2

  • Converted code now runs faster.

  • Support @TailRecursive and @Builder AST’s.

  • Support closures memoize function.

What’s new in 1.2.1

  • New conversion option to use nashorn console (nashornConsole), by default is false.

  • Add license in source files.

  • Little improvements in grooscript-tools.

  • Not generate empty javascript files of interfaces.

  • Add init and tail functions to lists.

What’s new in 1.2.0

  • Mainly changes in conversion options.

  • Remove static methods to set conversion options. Now there is an optional parameter to set conversion options in conversions (org.grooscript.GrooScript).

  • Renamed conversion options, classPath → classpath and requireJs → requireJsModule

  • Add new conversion option includeDependencies. With this option, when you convert a file, dependency files will be converted and added to javascript result file.

What’s new in 1.1.2

  • Moved gpars stuff to gradle plugin, so no more gpars as dependencies of the project

What’s new in 1.1.1

  • New AST to include js require.js modules. Info

  • Reduce waiting time in files daemon

What’s new in 1.1.0

  • Generate require.js modules from groovy or java classes. Info

  • Improve daemons

  • Upgrade dependencies

What’s new in 1.0.2

  • Improve functions to work between groovy generated code and js code

  • Upgrade dependencies

What’s new in 1.0.1

  • Fix phantomjs tests in windows

  • Improve traits support

What’s new in 1.0.0

  • More improvements in traits and static support

  • Improve build, in windows and java 8, thanks to Abel!

  • File listener doesn’t stop with exception now

  • Improve traits and static support

  • Remove @GQuery ast

  • Improve @GsNative

  • Upgrades in libs and plugins in gradle build

  • Improve try / catch / finally support

What’s new in 0.6.3

  • Rename conversion option INCLUDE_JS_LIB to ADD_GS_LIB

  • Changes in daemon, now can use a daemon that detect file changes

  • Added a little observable class, to play Reactive! Tests. Added in grooscript-tools.js.

  • Gradle plugins upgrades, also groovy upgrade to 2.3.8

What’s new in 0.6.2

  • Little changes in gQuery, you can call any jQuery function

import org.grooscript.jquery.GQueryImpl

def gQuery = new GQueryImpl()

gQuery('body').append '<p>Hello World!</p>'
gQuery('p').click {
    println 'Clicked!'

What’s new in 0.6.1

  • Removed Binder and improved GQuery. Gquery and HtmlBuilder, both in grooscript-tools.js.

  • Added @GQuery AST, to add gQuery property to a class.

  • Changed class loading, convertDependencies conversion option has been removed. Now all dependencies files have to be converted.

  • Destination of a conversion can be a .js file. So, can put all converted code in one .js file, even can include grooscript libraries.

What’s new in 0.6

  • Improved build using gradle plugins to work with node and gulp.

  • Removed grooscript-all.js, now a new file grooscript-tools.js with browser tools.

  • Improved java support, but not too much :).

What’s new in 0.5.3

  • Add some MarkupTemplateEngine functions to HtmlBuilder.

  • Improve @PhantomJsTest, more info about this annotation here.

  • Starting support to @BaseScript.

What’s new in 0.5.2

  • Grooscript can convert .java files, but with groovy types.

  • Starting support to inner classes.

What’s new in 0.5.1

  • New conversion option to include grooscript js libs in converted javascript.

  • Added support to access boolean properties with isXxxx().

What’s new in 0.5

  • Traits support.

  • Builder renamed to HtmlBuilder, and improved speed. Added Binder to bind object properties and methods to DOM inputs or events.

  • PropertyMissing supported.

  • Removed kimbo.js from PhantomJs tests, now using jQuery 2.

  • Added interface and implementation to work with jQuery.

  • Now project tests run with Node.js also.

  • More js files inside the jar, grooscript-binder.js, grooscript.min.js and grooscript-all.js.

  • Speed improvements and fixes.

What’s new in 0.4.5

  • Support 'call' method in classes.

  • Improved Date and categories support.

  • Support initialize classes and maps in js with js objects.

  • Starting support to @Delegate.

What’s new in 0.4.4

  • Builder and conversion daemon improvements.

  • Added starting support to 'as', also 'is' is supported now.

  • Added function drop and dropWhile to maps and lists.

  • Upgraded to gradle wrapper 1.11. Fixed dependencies and build.

What’s new in 0.4.3

  • Basic html builder in generated grooscript-builder.js

  • New conversion options 'recursive', 'mainContextScope', 'initialText', 'finalText'.

  • Added support to ** operator, constructors of basic java classes, function unique without param or with boolean parameter in lists.

  • Added gradle wrapper with version 1.10. Added more tasks to build.gradle.

  • Refactoring code to split GsConverter.java in more files.

What’s new in 0.4.1 and 0.4.2

  • Removed @DomainClass ast, moved to next release of grails plugin.

  • Fix asserts in PhantomJs tests.

  • Fixes.

What’s new in 0.4

  • New redesigned grooscript.js file. No more a bunch of functions, joined a new anonymous function with 'gs' prefix, as for example underscore with '_'. Speed improvements to run faster code in the client. Using javascript Array native as groovy lists. You have to generate js files again if want to work with this version.

  • Integration with Node.js, there is a new npm module that imports grooscript.js an allow work easier with your converted code.

  • Support @Category, function composition, and more functional stuff.

  • Default output with println is the console.

  • Added functions in grooscript.js to convert 'groovy' objects to javascript, and javascript objects to 'groovy'.

What’s new in 0.3.3 and 0.3.4

  • @PhantomJsTest not working in some windows machines. Try with 0.3.4 in windows please, thank you very much.

import org.grooscript.builder.HtmlBuilder

import org.grooscript.asts.PhantomJsTest

//You need phantomjs installed

@PhantomJsTest(url = 'http://www.grails.org', info=true) //Use info to give me feedback if test fails
void testCountLinks() {
    assert $('a').size() > 50,"Number of links in page is &#36;{$('a').size()}"
    def title = $("title")
    assert title[0].text=='Grails - The search is over.',"Title is &#36;{title[0].text}"
    def links = $('a')
    links.each {
        println it

  • Some refactors.

  • Ranges of chars.

What’s new in 0.3.2

  • @PhantomJsTest improved again with new option to wait after page is loaded.

  • Cleanup some conversion options.

  • Changes to help plugin.

What’s new in 0.3.1

  • @PhantomJsTest improved (example) and removed dependencies. Basic support in Spock.

  • Improve @DomainClass to use with grails plugin.

  • Added support to @Mixin.

What’s new in 0.3

  • Annotation to use PhantomJs from Groovy. Need some js files and PhantomJs path. Can use from a GroovyTestCase but it doesn’t work in Spock. Test example

  • Upgraded to Groovy 2.1. and add new conversion option to support compilation customizers. Changed compilation phase, now you can annotate with @TypeChecked and get a compilation fails.

  • Ignoring interfaces and starting abstract support.

  • Daemon improvements to help new coming grails plugin features.

  • Added curry and rcurry support.

What’s new in 0.2.4

  • Experimental annotation to use PhantomJs from Groovy.

What’s new in 0.2.3

  • New function to stop the daemon.

What’s new in 0.2.2

  • New daemon, that detect changes in your groovy files, and convert to javascript in background.

  • More spread operator support added. Very little support to use StringBuffer <<.

  • Starting support on mixins, and improved categories support. @Mixin and @Category not supported.

  • Added a little, very little support to delegate closures. Now you can create very little dsl’s, setting the delegate of the closure, you can access delegate’s methods from your dsl.

What’s new in 0.2.1

  • Now you can add methods and variables to classes (static functions too). MyClass.metaClass.myFunction = { …​ }

  • Basic support Class.forName().

  • Multiple assignment allowed. (x,y) = { → [1,2]}

  • Method pointer to class methods. <i>myClosure = someObject.&someMethod_*

  • Safe expressions. object?.property

  • Starting categories support.

  • Added a new compilation option for don’t convert dependencies. By default, if you convert a class with some imports, that files are converted too in the result.

What’s new in 0.2

  • Supporting groovy beans, getter, setters, getProperties, methodMissing,…​

  • Missing pretty print in javascript result, now all method calls and property access are captured.

  • grooscript.js inside the jar in meta-inf/resources folder, so can use with servlet 3.0 spec.

  • Better support in dependency files, can set classpath and all converted in one file.

  • More javascript and conversion options.

  • More groovy support. Check documentation, nice example there.