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From Jochen Theodorou <>
Subject Re: About Gradle, Kotlin and Inner Fear
Date Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:40:51 GMT

Am 30.11.2017 um 11:18 schrieb Felix Dorner:
> On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 6:46 AM, Daniel.Sun < 
> <>> wrote:
>     > IDE support for Groovy is lacking
>     As for the eclipse, I have not found any appealing plugin to support
>     Groovy
>     programming... It is truth, but it may be changed in the future...
> There is someone working on Groovy-Eclipse, I don't remember the name. 

Eric Milles comes to my mind here.

> Some time ago I made it dead-easy to start hacking the groovy eclipse 
> code by using the new eclipse setup/installer model. Maybe you, as a 
> very expert, could outline what would need change for it to become more 
> appealing? I have the impression that it's not specific bugs that bother 
> people, it is more a general stability/maturity thing?

I was not directly asked here, but still: I think it is a combination of 
things. Some option you are used to from Java are not there in Groovy. 
Some options in the Groovy plugin may not be stable. New Groovy features 
may come late to eclipse.

bye Jochen

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