This release is primarily a bugfix and refactoring release, preparing the way for features in later milestones.
New and Noteworthy
There is a new
application plugin. This plugin takes care of bundling up your main-method application into a distribution, and also provides tasks to allow you to run the application directly from the build. All you have to do is declare the name of the application's main class in your build script.
See the userguide for details. A sample project is included in the Gradle distribution in
Thanks to René Gröschke for contributing this plugin.
IDE plugin improvements
The Eclipse and IDEA plugins have been further improved. See the breaking changes page for notable changes.
New JUnit test report
The JUnit test report has been reworked.
Build scripts are now executed using Groovy 1.7.8 and Ant 1.8.2.