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Grails Alternatives

Grails is described as 'high-productivity web framework based on the Groovy language that embraces the coding by convention paradigm, but is designed specifically for the Java platform' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Grails for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Django, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Grails are Ruby on Rails, Symfony, CodeIgniter and Jmix.

Grails alternatives are mainly CMS Tools but may also be Blog Publishing Tools or Website Builders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Grails.
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  • FreeOpen Source
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    Django

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Python

    Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design. Built by experienced developers, it takes care of much of the hassle of Web development, so you can focus on writing your app without needing to reinvent the wheel.

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    Ruby on Rails

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Ruby

    Ruby on Rails is an open source full-stack web application framework for the Ruby programming language.

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    Symfony

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • PHP

    Symfony is a set of reusable PHP components and a PHP framework for web projects.

    Default Application - Welcome Screen
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    CodeIgniter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    CodeIgniter is a powerful PHP framework with a very small footprint, built for developers who need a simple and elegant toolkit to create full-featured web applications.

    Screenshot
  5. Jmix icon

    Jmix

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Jmix provides powerful full stack architecture along with Rapid Application Development tools for easy start and fast development of modern business web applications.

    Screenshot


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    Agile Toolkit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Agile Toolkit is a PHP framework for developing Web User Interfaces. Inspired by desktop GUI it provides a full object-oriented foundation for Business and Presentation logic of your web software. Agile Toolkit is notable for it's simple of use and development efficiency.

    Sample UI code in Agile Toolkit
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    CakePHP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP

    CakePHP is a rapid development framework for PHP that provides an extensible architecture for developing, maintaining, and deploying applications.

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    Spring

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The Spring Framework is an open source application framework and Inversion of Control container for the Java platform.

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    Pyramid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Python

    Pyramid is an open source web framework written in Python and is based on WSGI. It is a minimalistic web framework inspired by Zope, Pylons and Django.

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    Play!

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Play is a web application framework, written in Scala and Java, which follows the model–view–controller (MVC) architectural pattern.

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