A burst of innovation in the open source world over the last few years has led to an increase in Java™ developer productivity. Freely available tools, frameworks, and solutions address once-common time sinks. A promising new entry on the scene is Apache CouchDB, hailed by some as the database for Web 2.0. The big picture of CouchDB is easy to grasp, and using it is as simple as using a Web browser. This Java development 2.0 column introduces CouchDB and shows you how Groovy’s RESTClient can help you tap into its strengths.
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