A curated list of awesome Gradle plugins and resources for a better development workflow automation.
Table of contents
- Code quality
- Code generation
- Java application development
- Web application development
- Android application development
- iOS and Mac application development
- Editor and IDE integration
- Dependency management
- Cloud services
- VM and container
Notice: in the following descriptions, "Official plugin" means that it's provided as a builtin plugin by Gradle.
- java - Official plugin that adds Java compilation, testing and bundling capabilities.
- groovy - Official plugin that adds support for building Groovy projects.
- scala - Official plugin that adds support for building Scala projects.
- antlr - Official plugin that adds support for generating parsers using Antlr.
- assembler - Official plugin that adds native assembly language capabilities to a project.
- c - Official plugin that adds C source compilation capabilities to a project.
- cpp - Official plugin that adds C++ source compilation capabilities to a project.
- objective-c - Official plugin that adds Objective-C source compilation capabilities to a project.
- objective-cpp - Official plugin that adds Objective-C++ source compilation capabilities to a project.
- gradle-retrolambda - Get Java lambda support in Java 6, 7 and Android.
- findbugs - Official plugin that performs quality checks on Java source files using FindBugs.
- spotbugs - Official plugin that performs quality checks on Java source files using SpotBugs.
- checkstyle - Official plugin that performs quality checks on Java source files using Checkstyle.
- spotless - Checks and applies formatting rules using the Eclipse, google-java-format, ktlint, scalafmt, and also user-defined rules.
- pmd - Official plugin that performs quality checks on your project's Java source files using PMD.
- jdepend - Official plugin that performs quality checks on your project's source files using JDepend.
- codenarc - Official plugin that Performs quality checks on Groovy source files using CodeNarc.
- jacoco - Official plugin that provides integration with the JaCoCo code coverage library for Java.
- gradle-cobertura-plugin - Use cobertura.
- coveralls-gradle-plugin - Send coverage data to coveralls.io.
- gradle-scoverage - Enable the use of Scoverage in a Gradle Scala project.
- gradle-errorprone-plugin - Use the error-prone compiler for Java.
- gradle-spelling-plugin - Inspect spelling using custom blacklist.
- gradle-modernizer-plugin - Detect uses of legacy Java APIs.
- gradle-protobuf-plugin - Compile Google Protocol Buffers files.
- querydsl-plugin - Generate Querydsl classes.
Java application development
- gradle-apt-plugin - Make it easier/safer to use Java annotation processors.
- vertx-gradle-plugin - Unofficial plugin for starting Vert.x projects.
Web application development
- spring-boot - Provide Spring Boot support.
- gretty - Run web apps on jetty and tomcat.
- gradle-tomcat-plugin - Support deployment of your web application to an embedded Tomcat web container.
- gradle-jrebel-plugin - Generate rebel.xml configuration file.
- gradle-jslint-plugin - Run JSLint static analysis against JavaScipt code.
- gradle-node-plugin - Run NodeJS scripts.
- gradle-gulp-plugin - Run Gulp tasks.
- gradle-grunt-plugin - Run Grunt tasks.
- bower-installer-plugin - Manage client-side dependencies.
- apina - Creates client-side TypeScript from server-side APIs.
- asset-pipeline - Manage and process static assets in JVM applications.
- gradle-web-resource-plugin - Use CoffeeScript, LESS and Bower libraries without Node.js/npm.
- gradle-compass - Compile and watche SASS files.
- rest-gradle-plugin - Perform REST requests.
Android application development
- Dependency management
- Alternative language
- groovy-android-gradle-plugin - Support the Groovy language for building Android apps.
- APK handling
- Build variant handling
- ormlite-android-gradle-plugin - Generate an ORMLite configuration file and boost DAOs creations.
- gradle-eclipse-aar-plugin - Use Android AAR libraries on Eclipse.
- gradle-android-git - Manage Git dependency for Android apps.
- Shot - Shot is a Gradle plugin that simplifies the execution of screenshot tests using Screenshot Tests For Android by Facebook.
iOS and Mac application development
- gradle-xcodePlugin - Build iOS and Mac projects.
- j2objc-gradle - Enable Java source to be part of an iOS application's build.
Editor and IDE integration
- eclipse - Official plugin that generates files that are used by Eclipse IDE.
- idea - Official plugin that generates files that are used by Intellij IDEA IDE.
- visual-studio - Official plugin that adds integration with Visual Studio.
- goomph - Downloads an Eclipse IDE with all required plugins and creates a workspace with specified settings and projects.
- gradle-sublimetext-plugin - Generate Sublime Text 2 project file.
- gradle-syntastic-plugin - Integrate Java project with Vim and Syntastic.
- markdown-gradle-plugin - Convert Markdown to HTML.
- gradle-twirl - Provide Twirl template compilation and integration.
- flyway-gradle-plugin - Flyway database migration tasks.
- liquibase-gradle-plugin - Use Liquibase to manage your database upgrades.
- gradle-migrations-plugin - Provide gradle build integration with mybatis migrations.
- ml-gradle - Automate everything involving MarkLogic.
- gradle-versions-plugin - Provide a task to determine which dependencies have updates.
- gradle-nuget-plugin - Execute NuGet.exe from Gradle.
- gradle-dependency-analyze - Dependency analysis plugin for gradle.
- gradle-dependency-lock-plugin - Allow people using dynamic dependency versions to lock them to specific versions.
- gradle-git-repo-plugin - Use a private git repo as a Maven repository.
- buildSrcVersions - Painless dependencies management.
- gradle-groovysh-plugin - Start an interactive groovy shells.
- gradle-gatling-plugin - Run Gatling scenarios.
- gradle-console-reporter - Report test result to console.
- gradle-test-logger-plugin - A Gradle plugin for printing beautiful logs on the console while running tests.
- build-time-tracker-plugin - Continuously track and report your build times.
- gradle-metrics-plugin - Collect Gradle build metrics and persist them to an external datastore.
- nebula-plugin - A collection of Gradle plugins providing repeatable builds, immutable deployments and helping eliminate boilerplate code.
- gradle-one-jar - Build self-contained executable jars that include all dependencies.
- gradle-build-info-plugin - Include build information such as Git commit ID to your JAR.
- gradle-replacer - Provide a minimalistic template engine feature.
- gradle-ssh-plugin - Provide SSH facilities for continuous delivery.
- maven - Official plugin that adds support for publishing artifacts to Maven repositories.
- plugin-publish - Publish plugins to the Gradle Plugin Portal.
- gradle-bintray-plugin - Publish artifacts to Bintray.
- gradle-nexus-plugin - Configure and upload artifacts to Sonatype Nexus.
- gradle-release - Automate releasing process. Similar to the Maven release plugin.
- announce - Official plugin that publishes messages to platforms such as Twitter or Growl.
- gradle-slack-plugin - Send messages to Slack after each build.
- gradle-aws-plugin - Manage AWS resouces.
- gradle-s3-plugin - Upload files to / download files from S3.
- gradle-stash-plugin - Interact with the Stash SCM.
- gradle-cf-plugin - Interact with CloudFoundry.
- gradle-git - Set of plugin to interact with Git repositories, publish files to gh-page, etc.
- gradle-svntools-plugin - Provide various SVN-related tasks.
- gradle-snapshot-plugin - Generate build metadata from SCM tools.
- build-info - Artifactory's open integration layer for the CI servers and build tools.
VM and container
- gradle-vagrant-plugin - Manage Vagrant boxes.
- bmuschko/gradle-docker-plugin - Gradle plugin for managing Docker images and containers.
- nebula-docker-plugin - Nebula gradle plugin for reducing boilerplate in creating docker images.
- palantir/gradle-docker - Build and push Docker images.
- Transmode/gradle-docker - Build Docker images.
- android-gradle-template - Template project for developing Android app.
- vertx-gradle-template - Template project for developing Vert.x module.
- gradle-plugin-starter - Template project for developing Gradle plugin.
- gatling-with-gradle - Sample project that demonstrates how to automate load testing with Gatling.
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