JHipster IDE

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2023-03 (4.27), 2022-12 (4.26)


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Solution Description

JHipster IDE provides editing support of JHipster Domain Language (JDL) files for pupular IDEs and editors such as Eclipse and Visual Studio Code. 

The following features are available:

  • Syntax Coloring
  • Error Checking
  • Auto-Completion
  • Formatting
  • Hover Information
  • Mark Occurences
  • Go To Declaration
  • Rename Refactoring
  • Toggle Comments
  • Outline / Structure View
  • Quick Fix Proposals
  • Find References
  • Folding

Furthermore, JHipster IDE generates automatically an UML diagram of the JDL file and provides an integration with the Eclipse terminal shell to call JHipster's Yeoman generator.

Another nice feature is Xdocker which allows to edit, build and run Docker files and images generated by JHipster directly from the IDE.

I suggest to download a fresh Eclipse Committers Distribution before install JHipster IDE and use JDK 17.

Additional Details

Eclipse Versions: 2023-03 (4.27), 2022-12 (4.26)

Platform Support: Windows, Mac, Linux/GTK

Organization Name: JHipster (Open Source Community)

Development Status: Production/Stable

Date Created: Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 14:43

License: Apache 2.0

Date Updated: Monday, March 18, 2024 - 15:00

Submitted by: Serano Colameo

Date Ranking Installs Clickthroughs
July 2024 277/626 22 8
June 2024 271/681 52 27
May 2024 212/682 95 26
April 2024 255/687 66 16
March 2024 198/694 127 20
February 2024 188/687 122 13
January 2024 199/691 115 18
December 2023 201/671 104 11
November 2023 192/686 142 21
October 2023 178/673 175 16
September 2023 183/663 151 18
August 2023 172/673 153 17
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In reply to by GAIDO G

as you can see from the supported eclipse versions, 2021-09 / 4.21 is not yet supported.

I am preparing a new version to support the latest release of eclipse ..., however, since this is an open-source project, and I am working in my spare time, I cannot tell you the exact date.

Trying to install JHipster IDE from the Eclipse Marketplace in Eclipse 2020-06, I get an error dialog with, "The following solutions are not compatible with this version of Eclipse".

I installed a Java 11 JDK, set the JRE to Java 11 and set the Java compatibility to 11.  Am I missing some other configuration change, or is there some other issue?

Thanks for your help!

When installed it first worked and gave great support for the jdl file.
But after starting eclipse again it disappeard. I could not select it to open jdl files anymore, although the plugin is still installed.


I use eclipse 2020-03 on ubuntu. Eclipse is up to date.