IntelliJ IDEA 15.0.0 Help


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 the plugin is not activated, enable it on the Plugins page of the Settings dialog box as described in Enabling and Disabling Plugins.

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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Last modified: 1 September 2015