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Gradle Effective Implementation Guide by Hubert Klein Ikkink

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Chapter 12. IDE Support

When we develop applications, we usually use an Integrated Development Environment (IDE). An IDE provides support for writing code for our applications. We can write our code in Java, Groovy, or Scala. We have seen how we can use Gradle to define, for example, library dependencies to compile the code. We want to use the same information that we have defined in a Gradle build file in a project in our favorite IDE.

In this chapter, we will learn how we can use Gradle plugins to generate the project files with classpath dependencies for Eclipse and JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA. We will also learn how we can customize the file generation to add extra configuration data.

Next, we will see the Eclipse and IntelliJ IDEA support for ...

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