Now that Liferay 6.0 RC2 is available, we just released version 1.0 of the Liferay IDE. Thanks to everyone that has been waiting patiently. I know that I promised it last month so I hope it was worth your wait. Please note that the IDE only supports Liferay 6.0 RC2 and beyond at the moment.
For existing eclipse users here is the update site url for Eclipse Galileo SR2.
Update site URL
Alternatively, you can download the archived update site for users that can't install from external URL:
Here is a screenshot that shows what the installation should look like if you have added the URL properly:
If you don't currently have eclipse, take a look at the detailed installation guide that will guide you in getting what you need to use Liferay IDE.
Going forward I will provide more resources for those interesting in using or contributing to Liferay IDE over on the main Liferay IDE wiki page.
On that page you can find more details about Liferay IDE including:
Thanks to everyone on the Liferay team that took time to help the IDE become a reality and thanks to all the Liferay community members who have showed interest and given encouragement over the past few months. Please provide continue feedback on the IDE either here, in the forums, or in JIRA to help improve this tool for the whole community. Good luck!