Google Plugin for Eclipse
Original author(s)Google
Initial releaseApril 7, 2009
Stable release
3.9.6 / March 31, 2017 (2017-03-31)
Written inJava
Operating systemWindows, Mac, Linux
Available inJava
TypeEclipse development tools for cloud computing apps
LicenseEclipse Public License[1]

Google Plugin for Eclipse (GPE) was a set of development tools that enabled Java developers to design, build, optimize, and deploy cloud computing applications. developers in creating complex user interfaces, generating Ajax code using the GWT Web Toolkit, and deploying applications to Google App Engine. GPE installed into the Eclipse integrated development environment (IDE) using the extensible plugin system. GPE was available under the Eclipse Public License 1.0.[2]


GPE was first released on April 7, 2009,[3] and the last version 3.9.6 was released on March 31, 2017. The product was decommissioned in January, 2018.

Release history:[4]


Support for GWT Web Toolkit

Easy Discovery and Access to Google APIs

Import Projects from Project Hosting

One Login, Many Services

Local Storage APIs

Web Application Wizard

Web Application Launch Configurations

GWT Designer Integration

HTML5 Support

CellTable APIs

Deployment to Google App Engine

See also


  1. ^ "Google Plugin for Eclipse (GPE) is Now Open Source". Google. Retrieved 2012-01-23.
  2. ^ "Google Plugin for Eclipse License Information". Google. April 7, 2009. Retrieved 2011-01-28.
  3. ^ "Google Plugin for Eclipse Release Archive". Google. May 13, 2009. Retrieved 2011-01-28.
  4. ^ "Google Plugin for Eclipse Release Notes". Google. October 24, 2016. Retrieved October 20, 2016.
  5. ^ "How to use Google Plugin for Eclipse with Maven"