Appendix A. IDE Support

Throughout this book, we've built a sample application. You can do this in a plain text editor and use command-line tools to build the code, or start the hosted mode. However, as an alternative, most developers prefer to use an IDE as an easy-to-use working environment. Two of the most commonly used IDEs are Eclipse and IntelliJ IDEA. In this appendix, we'll show how you can configure these IDEs to use with the sample application.

As can be seen in Chapter 3, GWT comes with a set of easy-to-use command-line scripts. Usually, this is also the easiest way to get started. Using the applicationCreator script, we can kick off our project. The script creates the src directory containing the specified package structure of our module. ...

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