How to Install Latest Groovy 2 by HomeBrew on Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks Easy Guide

November 7, 2014 | By Zen BSD | Filed in: Tutorial.

Groovy 2 Quick Start for macOS Mavericks 10.9

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Groovy 2.x by HomeBrew Package Manager for macOS 10.9 Mavericks Unix/BSD Desktop.

Groovy is a Dynamic Language that has Additional power Features inspired by languages like Python, Ruby and Smalltalk like:

  • Function Literals
  • Support for Collections
  • Support for Regular Expressions
  • Support for XML Processing

It is Recommended to dispose of a Java 8 installation because Now Groovy 2 Supports the latest Oracle Java JDK 8 Specifications.

Installing Groovy 2 for macOS 10.9 Mavericks - Featured

  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Mac Mavericks Open Terminal
  2. Click Here to Install only Groovy Manually without HomeBrew!

  3. How to Install HomeBrew for macOS 10.9 Mavericks.

    HomeBrew Installation
  4. Installing Groovy 2 on Mac OS X by Brew.

    sudo brew install groovy
  5. Append Groovy2 to the User Path.

    nano $HOME/.profile

    Append:

    export GROOVY_HOME=/usr/local/homebrew/opt/groovy/libexec
    export PATH=$GROOVY_HOME/bin:$PATH
    

    Load the New Path:

    source $HOME/.profile
  6. How to Install Recommended Oracle Java JDK8 on Mac OS X

    Install Oracle JDK 8 for Mac
  7. Test Groovy 2 Installation.

    groovy -version
  8. Getting-Started with Groovy 2 Programming.

    Groovy 2 Quick Start Guide

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