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Get Involved!

Grails has a growing following and if you want to get involved the developers are all nice people (promise!) who are keen to have ideas, code and just about anything contributed. There are a number of ways to get involved with the Grails community, you can:

  • Read Testimonials from Grails users who have experienced Grails first hand!
  • Take a look at the Mailing lists archives and post new questions/ideas to the community!
  • is an open wiki and hence an ever growing knowledge base of information about Grails. Just click the "Edit" button at the top of this page!
  • Get involved in the User Groups, the place where people meet to talk about Groovy and Grails.
  • Come and chat to us on IRC at where most Grails developers can be found in the #groovy room
  • Write a Blog post about Grails, or even a Tutorial! Just talking about your experiences with Grails can either help others get involved or provide constructive feedback to the Grails team.
  • Look at other OpenSource Projects based on Grails or opensource your own project
  • Follow what is happening with Grails now and in the future with the Grails Issue Tracker and on the Roadmap. Or even better checkout the latest commits!
  • Contribute your own Custom Tags that could eventually be included in Grails core!
  • Post some ideas for new Grails features in the development Sandbox. This is the area we where play around with ideas before they are promoted into JIRA issues.
  • Add one of the Grails buttons on the left to your site or blog to help spread the word about Grails
  • Contribute yourself by becoming part of the Grails Team!
  • Try out the Forums
  • Check out what's going on with Grails on Twitter
  • Facebook users can join the Grails Group on that service
  • Don't miss the Second International Groovy and Grails eXchange. A 2 day 3 track conference, November 20th and 21st. Find out more here
  • Are you web development company that uses Grails in your projects? Lets promote yourself on the Grails Development Firms page
  • Attend a SpringSource training course to get up to speed with Grails quickly!

Join a User Group

There are new Groovy/Grails user groups popping up all the time, below is a list of known user groups. If you run a user group add yours here:



North America

South America


There is no articles or pages about Grails on "Russian User Group" site, so I would like to remove their link from this page, so nobody will be confused by their advertisement.