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Gradle combines the power and flexibility of Apache Ant with the dependency management and conventions of Apache Maven into a more effective way to build. Powered by a Groovy DSL and packed with innovation, Gradle provides a declarative way to describe all kinds of builds through sensible defaults. Gradle is quickly becoming the build system of choice for many open source projects, leading edge enterprises and legacy automation challenges.

Gradle is a build tool with a focus on build automation and support for multi-language development. If you are building, testing, publishing, and deploying software on any platform, Gradle offers a flexible model that can support the entire development lifecycle from compiling and packaging code to publishing web sites. Gradle has been designed to support build automation across multiple languages and platforms including Java, Scala, Android, C/C++, and Groovy, and is closely integrated with development tools and continuous integration servers including Eclipse, IntelliJ, and Jenkins.

Learn more about what makes Gradle a compelling choice for build automation or get started with Gradle right now.

To install Gradle, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install gradle

To upgrade Gradle, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade gradle


  • tools\chocolateybeforemodify.ps1 Show
    $packageName    = $env:chocolateyPackageName
    $packageVersion = "4.7"
    $toolsDir       = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $fileLocation   = Join-Path $toolsDir "$packageName-$packageVersion"
    Remove-Item $fileLocation -Recurse -Force
  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'gradle'
    $version = '4.7'
    $checksum = 'FCA5087DC8B50C64655C000989635664A73B11B9BD3703C7D6CABD31B7DCDB04'
    $url = "$"
    $installDir = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $url $installDir -Checksum $checksum -ChecksumType 'sha256'
    $gradle_home = Join-Path $installDir "$packageName-$version"
    $gradle_bat = Join-Path $gradle_home 'bin/gradle.bat'
    Install-ChocolateyEnvironmentVariable "GRADLE_HOME" $gradle_home 'Machine'
    Install-BinFile -Name 'gradle' -Path $gradle_bat
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'gradle'
    $version = '4.7'
    $installDir = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    $gradle_home = Join-Path $installDir "$packageName-$version"
    $gradle_bat = Join-Path $gradle_home 'bin/gradle.bat'
    Install-ChocolateyEnvironmentVariable "GRADLE_HOME" $null 'Machine'
    Uninstall-BinFile -Name 'gradle' -Path $gradle_bat

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  • Gradle Inc.


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Release Notes

The Gradle team is pleased to announce Gradle 4.7.

First and foremost, Gradle's incremental Java compiler can now run annotation processing incrementally. No user-facing configuration is necessary, but processor authors need to opt-in. We request annotation processor authors read the documentation for this feature and contact the Gradle team via the forum for assistance.

Java enthusiasts will be happy to read that this release supports running Gradle builds with JDK 10.

Gradle log output is now grouped by task for non-interactive executions, making interleaved logs a thing of the past on CI. It also enables build scan plugin v1.13 to show logs per task:

Moving on to other areas of user experience: running tests is further improved as failed tests now run first. Together with the --fail-fast option it provides the quickest possible feedback loop.

This release introduces an incubating new capability for Kotlin DSL users: precompiled script plugins. This means that you can create a Kotlin DSL script within a regular Kotlin source set and get the benefits of binary plugins. For example, src/main/kotlin/nyan.gradle.kts could be used as plugins { id("nyan") }.

Kotlin DSL v0.16 also includes Kotlin 1.2.31, a more consistent API, better IDE support, and more. See details and examples in the Kotlin DSL v0.16 release notes.

We hope you will build happiness with Gradle 4.7, and we look forward to your feedback via Twitter or on GitHub.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Gradle 4.6 8881 Wednesday, February 28, 2018 approved
Gradle 4.5.1 4714 Tuesday, February 6, 2018 approved
Gradle 4.5 2304 Friday, January 26, 2018 approved
Gradle 4.4.1 5278 Friday, December 22, 2017 approved
Gradle 4.4.0 2478 Wednesday, December 6, 2017 approved
Gradle 4.3.1 2203 Wednesday, November 8, 2017 approved
Gradle 4.3.0 881 Monday, November 6, 2017 approved
Gradle 4.2.1 3362 Tuesday, October 10, 2017 approved
Gradle 4.2.0 83 Tuesday, October 10, 2017 approved
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