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Getting Started Guide
Provides a detailed introduction to Lumberyard and includes a tutorial that walks you through an example use of Lumberyard Editor and other tools.
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Developer Guide
Addresses coding issues in Lumberyard and offers detailed instructions for using the various systems and features programmatically.
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Release Notes

Presents a summary of features, improvements, resolved issues, and known issues in Lumberyard.
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User Guide
Offers a conceptual overview of Lumberyard and Lumberyard Editor and includes detailed instructions for using the various systems and features.
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C++ API Reference Guide
Describes the fundamental C++ API operations of the Lumberyard component entity system. This includes API operations for the component, entity, EBus, and reflection base classes.
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Lumberyard documentation is available in PDF format for the following versions.