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IntelliJ IDEA 11: New and Noteworthy in Database Realm

There are many little things in database and SQL area that got attention in yesterday’s IntelliJ IDEA 11 release but now I just want to highlight the major ones. Data Sources view got a new look and now includes stored … Continue reading

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Find Table/Column Usages Searches Database Schema

In IDEA 10.5 “Find Usages” (Alt-F7) results for tables and columns include database schema usages, i.e. references in indices, primary and foreign keys, see screenshot below: Develop with pleasure!

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Database Table Editor in IntelliJ IDEA 10

IntelliJ IDEA X features a simple database table editor and viewer. You can add and remove rows, sort by specific column and choose columns to display just by pressing F4 on a table in the Data Sources view. If you … Continue reading

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Hibernate Criteria API Supported in IntelliJ IDEA X

Since IntelliJ IDEA X property names can be completed and navigated. Unrecognized properties are highlighted by the corresponding inspection. The screenshot says it all in a visual manner. Download IntelliJ IDEA X EAP build and try this feature.

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Getting External Libraries Easily

JARs of many frameworks and their dependencies get updated too often now. But you do not want to turn your project into a Maven project just because of this? Then this feature is just for you. In IntelliJ IDEA 10 … Continue reading

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Full-featured IntelliJ IDEA Editor for Injected Language Fragments

You probably know about IntelliJ IDEA’s language injection feature. Right? IntelliJ IDEA X takes it even further. Now you can edit fragments of code injected in literals in a designated full featured editor with all your changes immediately reflected in … Continue reading

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JPA Console is Available in IntelliJ IDEA 10

In IntelliJ IDEA 10 a new JPA Console is added to existing Hibernate and Database consoles. Now you can run and test your JPA queries in a target environment of your application. Both Hibernate and JPA consoles are available if … Continue reading

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Database Access Improved

The latest IntelliJ IDEA 9.0.2 EAP contains a big number of Database-related functionality changes: Database Console now has its own toolwindow New console-like UI that keeps input and output in one place and retains the highlighting for execution history Keyboard … Continue reading

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Drag’n'Drop in Database Diagram

Since IntelliJ IDEA 9.0.2 Database Diagram supports drag-and-drop for adding more tables to the view. The screenshot below shows the way to access the diagram if you somehow missed the What’s New in 9.0 page. You can try this right … Continue reading

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JPA 2.0 Typesafe Criteria API and Annotation Processing Howto

Maia build subsystem now recognizes Java Annotation Processors. Most of JPA 2.0 implementations are expected to make use of the Pluggable Annotation Processing API to automatically generate static metamodel classes. Here is a list of steps required to generate JPA 2.0 … Continue reading

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