GWT Studio plugin for IntelliJ IDEA


What is GWT Studio?

GWT Studio plugin for IntelliJ IDEA simplifies development of Web applications using Google Web Toolkit. The plugin is bundled with IDEA.

GWT Studio provides the following features:


Actions are used to generate GWT elements such as entry points, remote services, etc. Each action suggests to configure GWT support if necessary and adds GWT libraries into module classpath.

New GWT Module

Creates GWT application template including:

New GWT Entry Point

Creates GWT entry point template and performs the following operations:

New GWT RemoteService

Creates GWT remote service template and performs the following operations:

New GWT Serializable Class

Creates new class derived from IsSerializable with no-argument constructor.

New GWT Test Case

Works under test sources roots. Creates new class derived from GWTTestCase.

New GWT UiBinder class and ui.xml file

Creates new *.ui.xml file with the corresponding Java class


"Go to declaration", "Find Usages", "Rename" actions, completion and highlighting works for GWT specific references in the following places:


GWT Studio have inspections to report the following problems:

Each inspection suggest a quick-fix to resolve the corresponding problem.

Integration with I18n support

See also


GWT-related settings are available via GWT Facet (Project Structure | "Modules" item | A module node in the tree | "GWT" node)

Packaging into JavaEE application

An output of GWT compiler can be automatically copied to an artifact on make. Just include the GWT Compiler Output element in the artifact layout. An individual relative output path for each GWT module can be specified in GWT Facet settings as well.

Run/Debug GWT application in the hosted mode

Use "GWT configuration" to run/debug a GWT application in the hosted mode. Also "Run" action is available in the popup menu for GWT entry point classes and html files allowing to run a GWT application the hosted mode immediately. If AppEngine is used in the project GWT configuration allows to specify AppEngine Dev Server as a target server.

More information

GWT Studio comes bundled with IntelliJ IDEA starting from IDEA 6.0.

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