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Grails aims to bring the "coding by convention" paradigm to Groovy. It's an open-source web application framework that leverages the Groovy language and complements Java Web development. Grails is licensed under the liberal Apache 2.0 Software License.

Below is a list of documentation currently available for Grails:

  1. Installation - General installation notes
  2. Quick Start - Help to get up and running quickly
  3. User Guide 1.0.x | 1.1 - Comprehensive user guide (PDF version 1.0.x) | (PDF version 1.1.x)
  4. Reference - Method, tag and builder references for more detailed API info
  5. Tutorials - Loads of info here including screencasts, podcasts, tutorials, articles and more!!
  6. Books - Available books on Grails and Groovy
  7. Plugins - A list of available plug-ins for Grails
  8. Tools - A list of related tools such as scripts and widgets
  9. Success Stories - List of sites known or suspected to be based on Grails
  10. Tips n Tricks - Little nice to know things
  11. Maven Support - Maven repository and artifacts (work in progress)
  12. Developer Documentation - Stuff to help you work on Grails itself; basically how it works