30.3. Guidelines for Groovy Target Authors

All Groovy files loaded by abuild are Groovy scripts. This gives you plenty of rope with which you can hang yourself. When creating rules or other Groovy code for use with abuild keep in mind following guidelines:

The best way to learn about what is offered by abuild's Groovy backend is to study existing rules from the rules directory in your abuild distribution. You can find a complete copy of the java rules in Appendix J, The java.groovy and groovy.groovy Files. If you're really adventurous, you can read the source to the Groovy backend itself in abuild's source distribution.