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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 - The official user guide.
  4. User Guide PDF - The official user guide as a PDF.
  5. HOWTO guides - A collection of howto guides
  6. API Javadocs - The latest API Javadocs
  7. Tutorials - Loads of info here including screencasts, podcasts, tutorials, articles and more!!
  8. Books - Available books on Grails and Groovy
  9. Plugins - A list of available plug-ins for Grails
  10. Tools - A list of related tools such as scripts and widgets
  11. Websites - List of sites known to be based on Grails
  12. Ant and Maven integration - How to build Grails projects using Ant or Maven
  13. Developer Documentation - Stuff to help you work on Grails itself; basically how it works

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