Groovy is supported in NetBeans via modules available at Development Update Center. http://coyote.dev.java.net project is no longer supported, but most of its functionality is now in this new plugin.
Currently the following features are available in the Groovy plug-in for NetBeans:
- Script files can be created/edited/executed. The scripts are able to access the project's CLASSPATH.
- Syntax coloring for for Groovy
- Special scripting Groovy project type. Scripts are in a separate folder structure. For scripting projects, normal compile/execute works using Ant.
Download and Installation
In development build of NetBeans you can go to Tools->Plugins and search for 'groovy'. Then select found item and press Install.
Additional information about Groovy support in NetBeans can be found on the project wiki website:
We welcome contributors, let us know if you're interested in extending the Groovy support in NetBeans.