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[ide-dev] Announcing Goomph, an IDE adoption vector

Hi there,

I just gave a talk at Gradle Summit about a tool called Goomph. It's a gradle plugin which lets you put some DSL into your buildscript, and it will generate an Eclipse IDE with exactly the plugins and settings needed for your project.

It's interesting to explore as an Eclipse adoption vector - if you're publishing an opensource project or API, wouldn't it be nice if your users / potential contributors could just type `gradlew ide` and get the same dev environment that you have?

It can also do a lot of the stuff which Tycho does.

Project available here:
https://github.com/diffplug/goomph

Example project here:
https://github.com/diffplug/gradle_and_eclipse_rcp

Version is currently on 3.0.0-SNAPSHOT. Seeking feedback before I publish 3.0.0 final.

Ned Twigg
Lead Software Architect,ÂDiffPlug LLC
540-336-8043
340 S Lemon Ave #3433,ÂWalnut, CA 91789
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