Hi. I’m a new Gradle user, it is fantastic, thanks.
I am trying to get some IDE-like assistance with auto-generation, but without the IDE. I want to use a text-editor, and not require that it have a plugin/macro/script to kick-off generation commands.
I want tell Gradle to “watch” some files and generate some other files when something changes. Specifically, I want to wrap Sass’ and CoffeeScript’s “watch” commands.
http://sass-lang.com/docs/yardoc/file.SASS_REFERENCE.html#using_sass http://coffeescript.org/#usage One of the problems is that they both block.
Ideally, I could say “gradle start-watching” and it would spawn something, and then return to the command prompt. Later, I could say “gradle stop-watching”.
If someone could send some hints and/or URLs in my general direction, that would be appreciated. I’m hoping that I can leach off someone else’s hard work. I’m reading about the daemon now, I’m guessing that it is part of the solution.