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Groovy/Grails Tool Suite (GGTS) for Eclipse

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The Groovy/Grails Tool Suite™ (GGTS) provides the best Eclipse-powered development environment for building Groovy and Grails applications. GGTS provides support for the latest versions of Groovy and Grails, and comes on top of the latest Eclipse releases. Included with GGTS is the developer edition of Pivotal tc Server, the drop-in replacement for Apache Tomcat. With its Spring Insight console, tc Server Developer Edition provides a graphical real-time view of application performance metrics that lets developers identify and diagnose problems from their desktops. GGTS supports application targeting to local, virtual and cloud-based servers. It is freely available for development and internal business operations use with no time limits.

Groovy and Grails Development Tools

  • Groovy and Grails project creation wizards
  • Grails perspective
  • Grails plugin manager
  • Optimized Grails code editing experience
  • Groovy 1.7/1.8/2.x support
  • Grails 1.3/2.x support

Flexible Deployment Targets

  • Local deployment via Grails run-app command
  • Support for all the most common Java EE application servers
  • Advanced support for Pivotal tc Server
  • Full IDE integration for Cloud Foundry, including real debugging in the cloud
Additional Details
Eclipse Versions: 
Luna (4.4), Kepler (4.3), Juno (4.2, 3.8), Previous to Juno (<=4.1)
Platform Support: 
Windows, Mac, Linux/GTK
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Date Created: 
Fri, 2014-07-11 12:49
Development Status: 
Date Updated: 
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Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 11:32
cganekal's picture


I have Eclipse Luna 4.4 and installed Groovy in it.
Now trying to debug the groovy code and unfortunately debug points are not working.
could you please suggest me how to do it or refer me to some tutorial.

Thanks in Advance!

cstott's picture

Hi, is this going to be supported on Eclipse Version 4.5.1? when I try to install it, I get an error stating "the following solutions are not compatible with this version of Eclipse"

mlippert's picture

Short answer: No.
Long answer: The Groovy/Grails Tool Suite is not being developed anymore and is not being updated for newer Eclipse versions. There is an updated version of Groovy-Eclipse (the Groovy integration part of it) that doesn't undergo active development either, but is at least installable into Eclipse 4.5 and even 4.6. The update sites for those versions are: and

akaushalp74's picture

Installed this plugin and eclipse stopped connecting to Jboss for debugging,

mlippert's picture

Can you describe the steps how to reproduce this in more detail? What version of Eclipse do you use for this? And where did you install what version of the JBoss tools from?