Gauge java runner
Java Go Shell


This is the java language plugin for gauge.

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It contains a launcher component (gauge-java.go) written in golang which is used to start the plugin from gauge.

Install through Gauge

gauge --install java
  • Installing specific version
gauge --install java --plugin-version 0.0.7

Offline installation

gauge --install java --file

Build from source



go run make.go

For cross platform compilation (launcher)

go run make.go --all-platforms


After compilation

go run make.go --install

Installing to a CUSTOM_LOCATION

go run make.go --install --plugin-prefix CUSTOM_LOCATION

Creating distributable

Note: Run after compiling

go run make.go --distro

For distributable across platforms os, windows and linux for bith x86 and x86_64

go run make.go --distro --all-platforms

New distribution details need to be updated in the java-install.json file in gauge plugin repository for a new verison update.


This program is dual-licensed under: 1. the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version; or 2. the Eclipse Public License v1.0. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of either license.


Copyright 2016 ThoughtWorks, Inc.


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