This chapter explains about the integration of eclipse and Gradle. Follow the below given steps for adding Gradle plugin to eclipse.
First of all, open the eclipse which is installed in your system. Go to help -> click on EclipseMarketplace. Take a look at the following screenshot −
After click on the Eclipse Marketplace, you will find the screenshot which is given below. Here, in the left side search bar type buildship, which is a Gradle integration plugin. When you find the buildship on your screen, click on install on the right side.
After that, you will find the following screenshot. Here, you need to confirm the software installation by clicking on the confirm button.
Then, you need to click on accept license agreement as shown in the following screen and later on click finish.
It will take some time to install. Refer the screenshot given below for detailed understanding.
After that, it will ask for restarting Eclipse. There you will select Yes.
While verifying, we will create a new project by following the given procedure. In the eclipse, go to file -> click on new-> click on other projects. Now, you will see the following screen. Later on, select Gradle project and click next. Refer the below mentioned screen shot.
After clicking next button, you will find the following screen. After that, you will provide the Gradle home directory path of local file system and click on next button. The screenshot is given below −
You will have to provide the name for Gradle project. In this tutorial, we are using demoproject and click finish button. The screenshot is mentioned below −
We need to confirm the project. For that, we have to click finish button in the following screen.
After successful installation of Gradle plugin, please check the demo project directory structure for the default files and folders as shown in the following screenshot.