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Eclipse levelRelease update site 

4.3 (Kepler)

Kepler-based builds are still snapshots. We are providing early access for those people who want to try it out.



4.2 and 3.8 (Juno)
3.7 (Indigo)
3.6 (Helios) 
3.5 (Galileo) 



The install directory must be writable by the current user. Groovy-Eclipse cannot be installed into a shared install. This includes protected directories on windows like C:\Program Files. For more information Eclipse Bug 395516.



titleGroovy-Eclipse 2.8.0 released!

The Groovy-Eclipse team is proud to announce the 2.8.0 release.  This release includes significant memory and performance improvements, as well as Editor templates and almost 100 bugs fixed. See read more at the Groovy-Eclipse 2.8.0 New and Noteworthy. (July 8, 2013)

titleEclipse Kepler support

Groovy-Eclipse now has snapshot builds targeting Eclipse 4.3 (Kepler). For now, we are using an old JDT and installing Groovy-Eclipse into Eclipse Kepler will downgrade your JDT to the Juno version. This will change as we put out more complete snapshots. Use the snapshot update site to install: (February 7, 2013)

titleGroovy 2.1 support

Groovy-Eclipse now supports Groovy 2.1. Install from the  development snapshot update site in the Extra compilers section of the update site. Support for @DelegatesTo is included. (February 7, 2013)

titleGroovy-Eclipse 2.7.2 Released!

This service refresh of Groovy-Eclipse provides significant improvements with the @CompileStatic annotation.  Also, we have upgraded to Groovy 2.0.6.  Other fixes and features are included as well. See all the details: Groovy-Eclipse 2.7.2 New and Noteworthy. (December 19, 2012)


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For information about prior releases, see here:


Groovy-Eclipse Plugin v2 supports Eclipse versions 4.3.x, 4.2.x, 3.7.x, 3.6.x, 3.5.x, and 3.4.2. Groovy-Eclipse for Eclipse 3.6 and earlier are no longer supported, but the builds are still available.


By default, Groovy-Eclipse comes with a 12.8 0 and 1.7 8 Groovy compiler. A Groovy 2.0 1 compiler can optionally be installed from the Groovy update site. See Compiler Switching within Groovy-Eclipse for more information.