IDE Plugins

Build Software.
Don’t Fight Your IDE.

Tools make or break the coding experience. Gluon provides free IDE plugins to support developers building cross-platform applications, making getting started with Gluon CloudLink, Gluon Mobile, and Gluon Desktop much simpler.

Our IDE plugins allow you to create, build, and deploy applications on Windows / MacOS / Linux / etc using your favourite IDE.

Use Gluon Start to bootstrap your Java Client application.

Gluon Start is a web site that helps you generate the structure and skeleton of your Java client application.


The NetBeans Plugin is called 'Gluon Plugin', and it is available from the NetBeans Plugin Portal or see this guide for more information.

Simply download the plugin, add it to your NetBeans plugins, and start creating applications easily.

  IntelliJ IDEA

The IntelliJ plugin is available from within IntelliJ itself. Search for "Gluon Plugin" from File » Settings » Plugins, or see this step-by-step guide. We also offer IntelliJ IDEA live templates to make coding JavaFX properties a breeze!


The Eclipse plugin is available from the Eclipse marketplace. See this detailed guide for more information.

If you don’t want to use an IDE plugin, please refer to our developers docs for other options.