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From Felix Dorner <>
Subject AW: GGTS
Date Fri, 22 Jan 2016 17:51:38 GMT
Sorry, I don't come along when you say the groovy eclipse plugin. Do You mean
  or is there something else?

Thanks for clarification.

----- Ursprüngliche Nachricht -----
Von: "Guillaume Laforge" <>
Gesendet: ‎22.‎01.‎2016 18:28
An: "" <>
Betreff: Re: GGTS

So perhaps just some tweaks needed to the site to explain how to use it?

On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 6:15 PM, Pascal Schumacher
<> wrote:
> At the moment the (latest snapshot) of the Eclipse Groovy Plugin still works
> with the latest version of Eclipse. I use it every day.
> Am 22.01.2016 um 17:30 schrieb Winnebeck, Jason:
>> As unfortunate as it is, it could be documented on Groovy site that users
>> should either use IntelliJ or older Eclipse where the plugin works. That
>> would solve at least the initial impression of Groovy. It can be noted that
>> even the free version of IntelliJ works with Groovy.
>> Jason
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Guillaume Laforge []
>> Sent: Friday, January 22, 2016 11:19 AM
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: GGTS
>> Agreed with your analysis Jochen.
>> On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 5:09 PM, Jochen Theodorou <>
>> wrote:
>>> On 22.01.2016 11:34, Guillaume Laforge wrote:
>>>> Hi Michael,
>>>> As Pivotal stopped the development & maintenance of GGTS, you won't
>>>> see a new version anytime soon, unfortunately.
>>>> I'm not 100% sure what's the state of the Eclipse plugin though,
>>>> perhaps the situation is better there (I'm using IntelliJ IDEA
>>>> myself, so I can't comment) That said, the developers of GGTS (and
>>>> actually of the Eclipse plugin
>>>> too) are willing to help someone who'd want to ramp up and contribute
>>>> to the development, in case you'd be interested in helping!
>>> It is actually quite sad... I mean we are kind of loosing all those
>>> developers that are forced to use Eclipse.. ahem... and those that
>>> simply prefer Eclipse of Idea. It is an entry barrier... they try the
>>> plugin out, maybe it is then not working any more, because nobody
>>> helped keeping it up-to-date with Eclipse and then they think Groovy is
>>> stupid and unusable...
>>> end of story.
>>> But given the current situation I don't know anyone having spare
>>> cycles to spend on the eclipse plugin. There have been some people in
>>> the past saying they may help the eclipse plugin, but if they will
>>> actually do something is yet to be seen I think. So there is interest,
>>> but time is missing... and eclipse/JDt is not something you can get into
>>> on a weekend.
>>> So even though I am not using Eclipse anymore myself, I would be quite
>>> happy in seeing the groovy eclipse plugin to continue living. I mean
>>> it is in a pretty good shape right now... but it needs people keeping
>>> it in sync with eclipse, even if they fix not a single bug.
>>> bye Jochen
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>> Guillaume Laforge
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