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Packaging JavaFX 2 Applications in IntelliJ IDEA 12.1

This is the third part of the JavaFX 2 serie about the new features coming in IntelliJ IDEA 12.1. Today we would like to show how you can prepare your application deployment bundles. Since the last two posts we have updated … Continue reading

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Support for JavaFX 2 CSS in IntelliJ IDEA 12.1

This is the second part of the serie about Java FX 2 support in the upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 12.1. Today we would show some features dedicated to help you to skin your JavaFX application with CSS. We would use the … Continue reading

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Support for JavaFX 2 in IntelliJ IDEA 12.1

Over the last year we have been asked to add support for JavaFX 2 quite frequently. Today we are pleased to announce the first preview of the JavaFX 2 plugin for IntelliJ IDEA 12.1. Having Java 7 installed you may create … Continue reading

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Java 8 and Method References in IntelliJ IDEA 12

As you might know IntelliJ IDEA 12 will bring support for new features of Java 8 language. Though this is still in progress, you can try some of these features now in IntelliJ IDEA 12 EAP. Here we would like … Continue reading

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New Coverage View in IntelliJ IDEA 11.1

IntelliJ IDEA 11.1 introduces a new way of browsing the gathered coverage information through a dedicated Coverage View. This view aggregates the coverage details over a configured scope in one place. It provides ability to sort data by coverage percentage, what … Continue reading

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Testing Tip: Run Test Method from Abstract Test Class

Sometimes you have an abstract test class with test methods where the inheritors set up different environment. As it is impossible to run an abstract class you had to enumerate inheritors manually, choose corresponding methods and run these methods one … Continue reading

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Do you know where ‘Go To…’ can get you?

How often do you use ‘Go To Class/File/Symbol’ feature in IntelliJ IDEA? Pretty often I would guess. But do you know everything you can do with it? Let me go through a couple of often overlooked gems. Do you know … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA does not show some files? Know the hiding-places

Have you ever found yourself in a situation when there is a file that exists on the disc but IntelliJ IDEA doesn’t show it anywhere? You press synchronize but nothing happens? OK, may be the next few tips will be … Continue reading

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Fork your tests with IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 EAP build 106.447

One of the latest features was long awaited fork mode for JUnit run configurations. Since now it is possible to run your tests in separate VMs. It is possible to choose to fork on class level only. Check out the … Continue reading

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Java 7. @SafeVarargs

Java 7 provides a way to remove a compiler warning about generics vararg invocation. With Java 7 you can annotate your vararg method with SafeVararg annotation and your clients won’t get these nasty warnings any more. IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 will … Continue reading

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