A new Gradle 1.0-milestone-8 snapshot is now available. This snapshot contains a large number of improvements and bug fixes, plus a few new plugins. Please have a read of the release notes for details and a list of bug fixes.
Please give this snapshot a try, and let us know you go. If this snapshot proves stable over the next few days, we will release it as Gradle 1.0-milestone-8. You can find the distributions on the gradle web site. In particular, please try out the new code quality plugins and give us your feedback on them.
Before you try out the snapshot, you should have a read of the migration guide, as there are a number of deprecations and potential breaking changes.