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Nathan Quirk3,679 Points
Giving up on this "Gradle" Project....
Wow guys - initially really excited to work with my own IDE and use that instead of the Workspaces editor (which is nice, but not representative of the workflow in a professional setting). After finding the printer.java file and completing the assignments, I spent the next 30 minutes attempting to find and execute this "Gradle" task, whatever or wherever that is...
What a frustrating and defeating start to a much anticipated course! Both the instructions on the site and in the readme are woefully unhelpful. I'm feeling like I missed a prerequisite "Gradle" course or something.
Treehouse does in fact have a Gradle workshop you can watch if you want more info on Gradle, but it's not really necessary to know how gradle works just to execute a gradle task.
If you are using IntelliJ (which is the IDE Treehouse recommends) then you should have a "Gradle" tab that you can click over on the right side of the IDE window. If you can't see that button then you can open the Window by clicking on the "View" menu on the top toolbar then "Tool Windows" then "Gradle".
Once the Gradle window opens up you just need to expand the "Tasks" and "treehouse" options and then double click on the "prepareSubmission" task.