The main purpose of this book is to teach TDD, so we will not go into detail about Gradle and IntelliJ IDEA. Both are used as an example. All exercises in this book can be done with different choices for IDE and build tools. You can, for example, use Maven and Eclipse instead. For most, it might be easier to follow the same guidelines as those presented throughout the book, but the choice is yours.
The following steps will create a new Gradle project in IntelliJ IDEA:
- Open IntelliJ IDEA. Click on Create New Project and select Gradle from the left-hand side menu. Then, click on Next.
- If you are using IDEA 14 and higher, you will be asked for an Artifact ID. Type tdd-java-ch03-tic-tac-toe and ...