We can generate IDEA project files with the IDEA plugin in our build file. IntelliJ IDEA has a Gradle plugin to import a Gradle project without first creating the project files. In this section, we will discuss how to use the Gradle plugin with IntelliJ IDEA 15 Community Edition or Ultimate.
We use the same project that was used with the Eclipse Gradle plugin to import the project into IntelliJ IDEA.
The Gradle plugin can be installed through the IntelliJ IDEA plugin manager. We need to go to IDE Settings in the Settings window, as shown in the following screenshot:
We will select the Gradle plugin to install it in the IDE. Once we have installed the plugin, we can then import a project. By default, it is already installed.