IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.3 EAP 139.791 is Out

Yet another IntelliJ IDEA new update is under way. Meet the fresh preview build of IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.3 where you can, along the numerous bugfixes and improvements, find the features pulled from Android Studio 1.0, that has been announced a week ago.

Don’t forget that your feedback is always welcome in our discussion forum and issue tracker.

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Java Annotated Monthly – December 2014

One of the reasons Java’s ecosystem is so healthy is the enormous variety of choice it provides, from development tools to runtime environments. Too much choice can often be puzzling, but equipped with the right information, choice is fundamentally empowering. Each month, we cover the latest news and announcements from around the Java community to help you make more informed decisions.

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IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.2 Update is Available

If, for any reason, you haven’t switched to IntelliJ IDEA 14 already, it’s a perfect moment to do so —we just released IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.2, and it’s packed with important bugfixes and improvements.

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IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.2 RC is Out

This is your last chance to submit feedback that can help to make the upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.2 update even better! Download the freshly-baked RC build, take it for a ride, and tell us what you think.

For the full list of changes, please refer to Release Notes.

As always, you can ask questions in our discussion forum and submit bug reports to our issue tracker.

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IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.2 EAP 139.560 is Out

In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve just published a fresh EAP build for the upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.2 update. Be sure to give it a try, as it comes loaded with important bugfixes and improvements.

Don’t forget to share your feedback with us by writing to our discussion forum or submitting bug reports directly to the issue tracker.

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Featured Plugins: Microsoft Open Technologies

From time to time, we pick interesting IntelliJ IDEA plugins from our repository to tell about them in our blog. Today’s choice is more than just an interesting plugin: MS Open Tech Tools is a plugin for Android developers developed by Microsoft Open Technologies in close collaboration with the Microsoft’s Office 365 and Azure engineering teams.

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This plugin enables developers of Android applications to connect to the Office 365 services and Azure Mobile Services, as well as developers of Java middleware to connect to the Azure compute services. The plugin comes with the Server Explorer functionality in both Android Studio and IntelliJ IDEA, which allows developers to manage Azure Mobile Services through their IDE, without the necessity to go to the Azure management portal.

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As Jean Paoli, President of MS Open Tech, noted in his blog entry, the plugin has been released as an open source preview, to encourage feedback and contributions from the developer community, and will be extended to more Microsoft services in the future.

A more detailed tutorial on how to use the plugin along with its source code can be found on the plugin’s GitHub page.

If you’d like to connect your Android apps to the new Microsoft APIs, you’re welcome to give the plugin a try right away, and later share your feedback with us and the plugin authors. To submit feature requests or just report bugs, use the plugin’s issue tracker.

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IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.2 EAP 139.463 is Out

Good news, everyone! A fresh IntelliJ IDEA 14 update packed with bugfixes and enhancements is on the way. Inside you will find:

To give this fresh update a try right away, get its preview build from the EAP page.

You’re welcome to share your feedback on these and other changes in our discussion forum, and don’t forget to report bugs directly to the issue tracker.

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IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.1 Update is Available

It’s been a fantastic week since we released IntelliJ IDEA 14 and we still continue to get more and more positive feedback from you. To help you enjoy your new IDE even more, we rush to roll out a fresh update that fixes a few important issues.

If you haven’t given IntelliJ IDEA 14 a try yet, you’re welcome to do it right away — by downloading the edition of your choice. You’re also invited to join us November 18th for the live webinar which will walk you through the newest IntelliJ IDEA 14 features and traditional tips and tricks.

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Java Annotated Monthly – November 2014

It continually astonishes me how quickly the Java landscape changes. A year ago, reactive programming was over thirty years old. Five years ago, clouds were a weather pattern. Where will our industry be in the next five years? What obstacles lie ahead? How can the software we build today help us solve the challenges we face tomorrow? Let us know what you think.

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Live Webinar: What’s New in IntelliJ IDEA 14

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If you’ve already tried (or not) the freshly-released IntelliJ IDEA 14, and want a deeper look into what’s new in it, we invite you to join us Tuesday, November 18th, 17:00 – 18:00 GMT for a free live webinar by Breandan Considine.

In this presentation Breandan will give you an overview of the new built-in decompiler, debugger features, scratch files, NotNull/Nullable annotations inference, Thymeleaf support, and Scala support improvements. He will also share some of his pro-tips with you.

Space is limited, so, if you consider joining, do it promptly.

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