Enhanced GWT support in 8.0?

I'd like to see more and improved support in 8.0 for GWT. This means, to me:

  • Better support for creating a GWT project. Right now, unless I (and my co-workers have just missed something), when you create a new project with GWT support, it doesn't create the basic "standard" directory structure or anything else, and you have to resort to running the GWT command line tools. This isn't such a big deal (really, how often are you starting a new project), but also because it's so infrequent, it'd be great if I didn't have to remember the gyrations necessary to getting started.


  • I hope the new JavaScript debugger will be usable with GWT projects, and more than just usable...make it know about and understand how to correlate the generated HTML/CSS/JavaScript back to the Java code.


  • Also for the JavaScript debugger...it'd be REALLY nice if there were some way to "attach" to an external browser, maybe similar to the way FireBug works? (Of course, supporting other browsers would just be, well, amazaing!)


  • GWT specific intentions... I don't have any specifics at this point...Maybe some alerts to Java code that may not perform well when translated?


As I'm still pretty new to the GWT world, these are the first things that come to mind. I'm sure that others can chime in more :)

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Hello,

I'd like to see more and improved support in 8.0 for GWT. This means, to me:

  • Better support for creating a GWT project. Right now, unless I (and my co-workers have just missed something), when you create a new project with GWT support, it doesn't create the basic "standard" directory structure or anything else, and you have to resort to running the GWT command line tools. This isn't such a big deal (really, how often are you starting a new project), but also because it's so infrequent, it'd be great if I didn't have to remember the gyrations necessary to getting started.


You can open "New" menu (Alt+Ins in project tree) and select "Google Web
Toolkit" -> "GWT Module" to create GWT module stub in your project.

  • * GWT specific intentions... I don't have any specifics at this point...Maybe some alerts to Java code that may not perform well when translated?


If you have any concrete suggestions please file a feature requests in
Jira (http://jetbrains.net/jira/browse/idea).


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Nikolay Chashnikov
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