Many IDEs support Gradle including Android Studio, IntelliJ IDEA, Visual Studio Code, Eclipse, and NetBeans.

IntelliJ IDEA

IntelliJ IDEA supports a fully-functional integration with Gradle that helps you automate your building process.

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You can easily create a new Gradle project, open and sync an existing one, work with several linked projects simultaneously, and manage them.

You can find documentation here.

Android Studio

Android Studio is the official IDE for Android app development, based on IntelliJ IDEA.

Android Studio uses Gradle to automate and manage the build process while letting you define flexible, custom build configurations.

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You can find documentation here.

Visual Studio Code

VS Code supports Gradle Java projects (not including Android) via the Gradle for Java extension.

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The extension provides a visual interface for your Gradle build. You can use this interface to view Gradle Tasks and Project dependencies, or run Gradle Tasks as VS Code Tasks. The extension also offers a better Gradle build file authoring experience including syntax highlighting, error reporting, and auto-completion.

You can find documentation here.


The Eclipse IDE caters to the Java developer, and features Java tooling, a Git client, XML Editor, and Gradle integration.


Buildship is a set of Eclipse Plug-ins that provide a deep integration of Gradle into the Eclipse IDE.

You can find documentation here.


The Apache Software Foundation maintains NetBeans, an open-source IDE for Java, PHP, Javascript and other languages.


You can find documentation here.