Groovy This & Groovy That – Part 2 The Setup

I decided to keep this KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid). Nothing too crazy here and think of this blog as a reference point in relation to getting started with Groovy for PBCS. I’m hoping to show the more detailed / more clever things in future post in this series. This post will cover How to Install, Setup and Test Groovy.

How to Install & Setup Groovy?

  1. Go to

  2. Download the Software2017-07-15 15_21_33-The Apache Groovy programming language - Download - Internet Explorer

  3. Install Groovy

Run the installer with an Admin User

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Select your language

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Click Next

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Review and Accept the License Agreement (but only if you agree, but if you don’t agree guess what, you can’t use the software 😦 )

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Select the Full Install Type

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Select an install location or accept the default

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I can hear Yoda in the Background: Patience You Must Have My Young Padawan. Name your Start Menu Folder and Install

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When the install completes click Next

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Set Home, Paths and Variables

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If your Java Home is not set you will get this error

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Set the Java Home in Environment Variables

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Accept the Defaults

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Test Groovy Is Working

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