What is Groovy? Groovy is an object-oriented programming (OOP) language for the Java platform. It is also a dynamic programming language resembling Ruby, Python and Perl. Groovy is a powerful language as it can combine OOP, functional programming, and meta-programming with simple syntax. This group is for anyone interested in learning more about Groovy, Grails, Gradle and related technologies or anyone who is seeking a powerful and easy to learn and java-based language. All experience levels are welcome.