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This repository houses the source for the GWT Eclipse Plugin.

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Sponsors that provide man power and equipment to help get the job done.


The Google Cloud Tools team has put a significant amount of effort in helping bring the GWT Eclipse Plugin to market.


Sencha provides man power to help update the plugin and the build server which automates the build.

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  • This plugin is Beta Quality.

Not Included



  • GWT SDK Selection
  • GWT Compiler Launcher
  • GWT Development Mode with Jetty Launcher (a.k.a DevMode Super Dev Mode)
  • GWT Development Mode Launcher (a.k.a CodeServer Super Dev Mode)
  • GWT Legacy Development Mode Launcher (a.k.a Classic Dev Mode or OOPHM Dev Mode)
  • GWT Java Editor
  • GWT UIBinder Editor
  • OOPHM for Legacy Dev Mode
  • CSS Resources Editor
  • Maven integration


Supports the two GWT Maven plugins.


Install from the Eclipse marketplace.

Drag to your running Eclipse workspace to install GWT Eclipse Plugin


The Eclipse repositories for this plugin.


Release update site.

Production Zip

Download the repo in a zip file.


Staging repo for testing before production release.



Simply use Maven to import all the plugins and modules.

  • Use Eclipse Import and choose import with Existing Maven projects. Don't forget to select recursive import.
  • Select all the projects and import them. This will create the .project, .classpath and .settings files. If some exist, they will be overwritten.

Target Definition

The target defintion build is based off of the Google Cloud Tools. Follow their instructions to build.

  • Install the target.tbd plugin - Install the targets plugin.
  • Once the plugin is installed, right click on the target.tbd file and set the target.
  • Note: The targets will have to be updated by setting the targets. This will regenerate the Eclipse target files.


Sencha has provided an internal build agent to build. Sencha Eclipse Build

  • mvn clean install


Google storage write permissions are needed to deploy.

  • sh ./ - deploy production version
  • sh ./ - deploy snapshot version


There are a couple of archetypes that are used to test.

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