01 - Why Grails

Software industry has evolved, leading to agile and faster development, it is no longer acceptable to spend years developing a piece of software, the clients need solutions and they need them NOW.

Grails is a new Open Source web application framework, based on the dynamic programming language Groovy and using convention over configuration. Grails allows you to have a running application within days.

What you get with Grails:

- Object Relational Mapping (ORM) build on top of Hibernate

- Controller layout build on Spring MVC

- A groovy based build system based on Ant, with a powerful command line scripting environment

- Support for internationalization (i18n)

- Many more features: JQuery as default JavaScript library, HTML5 scaffolding, etc.


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