Friday Oct 05, 2012

Gradle in NetBeans IDE 7.3 Beta

Installed Attila Kelemen's Gradle plugin in NetBeans IDE 7.3 Beta today:

Not only can existing Gradle projects now be opened, i.e., any folder with a build.gradle file:

...but single Gradle projects as well as multi module Gradle projects can be created:

What you see below is the result of using the "Gradle Root Project" template once, followed by the "Gradle Subproject" twice within the folder where the root project was created:

Pretty cool stuff. Where's the documentation for the plugin? Here:

Read it, some handy tips and tricks are provided there.


Geertjan Wielenga (@geertjanw) is a Principal Product Manager in the Oracle Developer Tools group living & working in Amsterdam. He is a Java technology enthusiast, evangelist, trainer, speaker, and writer. He blogs here daily.

The focus of this blog is mostly on NetBeans (a development tool primarily for Java programmers), with an occasional reference to NetBeans, and sometimes diverging to topics relating to NetBeans. And then there are days when NetBeans is mentioned, just for a change.


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