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IntelliJ IDEA supports Gradle. In this section:


Before you start working with Gradle files, make sure that:

  • Gradle is downloaded and installed on your computer.
  • IntelliJ IDEA supports Gradle SDK version 1.2. and later.
  • Gradle plugin is enabled. The plugin is bundled with IntelliJ IDEA and activated by default. If it is not, enable the plugin.

Gradle support

Gradle files are marked with icon_gradle icon.

Gradle support includes:

  • ability to deduce Gradle home from the environment variables, or configure Gradle home in IntelliJ IDEA.
  • ability to edit .gradle files. So doing, the initial coding assistance, provided by IntelliJ IDEA, is the same as for Groovy.
  • ability to import projects from the existing Gradle models. So doing, IntelliJ IDEA downloads all the necessary dependencies.
  • Dedicated Gradle tool window.
  • ability to synchronize structures of Gradle and IntelliJ IDEA projects.
  • Running Gradle scripts with the Groovy run/debug configuration.

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