You don't really need an IDE to develop with Grails. It would be wonderful to use sublime instead of eclipse. I add my voice to the pledge...
Grails sure would be a great addition to Sublime!
I've been using ST2 without Grails support and there's no way to go back to STS. If we could have some of the features available for ruby... It'd be awesome.
If somehow we could run grails interactive mode inside ST2... I wouldn't know what to say. :)
Ps: The gsp's are almost fine if you tell ST2 to use JSP syntax for them.
I'm using the TextMate Grails bundle for now: https://github.com/textmate/groovy-grails.tmbundle (just git clone it into the ST2 Packages dir and restart ST2). As Groovy is already supported in ST2 the bundle just adds highlighting and completion for GSPs. Moreover it provides snippets for GSPs and some Groovy code Grails stuff e.g. render or redirect statements. Of course the advanced features like executing grails commands and navigating to views or controllers do not work as these features are written in ruby. BTW, I just love the quick navigation to Groovy methods with CTRL-R
"Of course the advanced features like executing grails commands and navigating to views or controllers do not work"
That would be sweeeet!
We've just released a Grails plugin for Sublime. It doesn't have all the requested features yet, but we invite you to try it out and let us know what we can do to improve it. It's available in the package manager, or through git. See https://github.com/osoco/sublimetext-grails/ for more info.
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