Sunday, May 26, 2013

Next stop is Gradle

Gradle is the build system that will be used for Android project in the future. It means we need to be ready to adjust NetBeans support to changes coming.

At the moment there is a work in progress to create a bridge over existing Android support and Attila Kelemen's Gradle plugin for NetBeans. There are plenty of things that needs to be done because the way how project is built is changed and the whole project layout is different and more flexible. On a positive note the basic sample is almost working - its classpath is recognized and it means Java editor works. Application resources have similar level of support as previously. I need to tune application launching and project dependencies and will release first prototype soon.

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