This page shows you how to install the Cloud Tools for IntelliJ plugin and get ready to deploy a Java App Engine project from within IntelliJ IDEA.

Before you begin

  1. Sign in to your Google Account.

    If you don't already have one, sign up for a new account.

  2. Select or create a GCP project.

    Go to the Manage resources page

  3. Make sure that billing is enabled for your project.

    Learn how to enable billing

  4. Ensure that the following software is installed on your local system:

Install and set up Cloud Tools for IntelliJ

To install the plugin:

  1. From inside IDEA, open File > Settings. Or, on Mac OS X, open IntelliJ IDEA > Preferences.
  2. In the navigation pane, select Plugins.
  3. Click Browse repositories.
  4. In the dialog that opens, select Google Cloud Tools.
  5. Click Install.
  6. Click Close.
  7. Click OK in the Settings dialog.
  8. Click Restart.
  9. Configure the project JDK:
    1. Open File > Project Structure. Or on Mac OS X open IntelliJ IDEA > Project Structure.
    2. Choose Project Settings > Project.
    3. If the Project JDK is missing, click New... and choose a JDK.

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