Groovy / Grails added into standard distribution

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The Groovy/Grails support has been added to the standard distribution of NetBeans. You can test it in the nightly build. Yes, that means that NetBeans 6.5 will ship including Groovy support! :)

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  • Anuradha Gunasekara Tuesday, June 17, 2008

    HI thats cool and as hot news Milos and myself working on add mevenide (maven support) to standard distribution of NetBeans .Hope we manage to it on 6.5 :).

    see whats latest on http://wiki.netbeans.org/MavenBestPractices

  • lzap Tuesday, June 17, 2008

    Thats pretty cool.

  • Richard Mihalovic Wednesday, June 18, 2008

    I'm using Netbeans 6.1 and there was a problem compiling Groovy source code with Netbeans Maven plugin, because maven is searching for Groovy sources files in directory [src/main/groovy/\*, src/test/groovy/\*] and Netbeans works with [src/main/java/\*, src/test/java/\*] directories.

  • Matthias Schmidt Wednesday, June 18, 2008

    That's great. I love Grails! I hope you guys are surpassing what those Eclipse guys have done with their plugin. :)

  • Hubert Klein Ikkink Wednesday, June 18, 2008

    I really liked and loved the new features of NetBeans 6.1, but the 6.5 version will be full of fun. Great work!

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  • Deepak Kumar Tuesday, June 24, 2008

    That's great news. I will ask our developers to start using new features of NetBeans 6.1.

    Good work!

  • kodeninja Wednesday, June 25, 2008

    Hi Roumen

    I downloaded the \*latest\* build from the given link and when i installed and ran the IDE, i got the following error:

    Warning - could not install some modules:

    Groovy Editor - The module Diff was requested in version >= 1.19 but only was found.

    Common Scripting Language Support - The module Diff was requested in version >= 1.20 but only was found.

    53 further modules could not be installed due to the above problems.

    What's the exact problem here?

  • Paul King Wednesday, June 25, 2008

    Great news!

    If I don't need the absolute bleeding edge version but I don't want to wait until 6.5 is out, are there any intermediate builds coming that I could look forward to or is nightly the best bet?

  • Martin Adamek Wednesday, June 25, 2008
  • Roshan Shrestha Thursday, June 26, 2008

    I tried to create a new Grails project (File/New Project/Groovy/Grails application), but got this exception:

    java.lang.IllegalStateException: Method must be invoked from EDT.

    I am unable to create any new Groovy/Grails application.

  • James E. Ervin Sunday, June 29, 2008

    Congrats, even though I am an Eclipse guy and a committer to Groovy Eclipse, I am also a Groovy/Grails guy. The more we can get for tooling and support will push the whole ecosystem further. I might have to check it out, if only to figure out what I could poach. ;)

    Now if I only had unlimited amounts of unpaid time to devote, maybe we could get Groovy Eclipse in the default installation for Eclipse. That would be great, since it would cover the great majority of Java developers. I wonder if IntelliJ is shipping Groovy support by default?

  • Roman Strobl Sunday, June 29, 2008

    Yes, I believe the newest version of IntelliJ IDEA has built in Groovy support.

  • Raju Bitter Sunday, July 20, 2008

    Great news! Can't wait to try it out. Excellent job, you guys are doing.

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