Cloud9 is an online development environment can be used for Java development. Maven is pre-installed but not Gradle it has to be installed manually.

Follow the below steps to install gradle.


  1. Open Terminal
  2. Change the directory to user’s home
    • Enter cd ~ to change the directory.
  3. Download and unzip gradle.
    • Get gradle using wget wget
    • Unzip the downloaded file unzip
  4. Update the ~/.profile file to add the gradle to path.
    • Edit ~/.profile using nano or vim and add the following two lines at the end.
      • GRADLE_HOME=~/gradle-2.0
  5. Close and open terminal then try gradle -v following out put should printed.
$ gradle -v
Gradle 2.0

Build time:   2014-07-01 07:45:34 UTC
Build number: none
Revision:     b6ead6fa452dfdadec484059191eb641d817226c

Groovy:       2.3.3
Ant:          Apache Ant(TM) version 1.9.3 compiled on December 23 2013
JVM:          1.7.0_55 (Oracle Corporation 24.51-b03)
OS:           Linux 3.14.12-c9 amd64