Remote Groovy Console
This plugin allows to run Groovy Console attached to Remote Console Sever. So that you can easily integrate Remote Console Server into your application, and execute any script remotely in your application on-the-fly, while having all IDEA's goodies - syntax highlighting, refactoring, code completion and so on. The plugins also is able to run Remote Console Server in IDEA JVM, and run any groovy script in IDEA on-the-fly. This feature makes the plugin extremely useful fot IDEA plugins developers.
Recent change notes:
Released new version of Remote Groovy Console plugin. Now compatible with the latest IDEA 13 and IDEA 14. Also, IDEA hangup caused by race conditions during IDEA startup is now fixed.
General usage instructions:
After installing plugin you will be able to create new type of run targets in your java projects - "Remote Console". This target will run Remote Console Server on port 7777, and after it you will be able to execute any script remotely in running application on-the-fly. Just select any text that contains valid Groovy script, and press Alt+Shift+Enter. If you want to use this plugin for your plugins developent, you can run Remote Cosole Server in IDEA JVM, using command from menu - Tools > Start Plugin Console Server.