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Groovy Closure Example

1. Introduction A closure is an anonymous code block that can take arguments, return value, and also can be assigned to a variable. When it comes to Groovy, a closure can contain a variable scope defined outside of the closure expression. Groovy offers extended features to formal closure definition. By using this features, we can write our code more dynamically ...

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Groovy Closure Example

In this example I’ll explain closures in Groovy. According to Sabesta’s nice book Concepts of Programming Languages, defining a closure is a simple matter: “a closure is a subprogram and the referencing environment where it was defined.” But explaining it is not that simple. Sabesta explains the closure as a subprogram that can be assigned to a variable or passed to ...

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