Author Archives: Konstantin Bulenkov

IntelliJ IDEA 13 EAP 132.325 and Retina support in JDK 7

Good news, everyone! With the latest IntelliJ IDEA 13 EAP build the IDE is almost compatible with Java 7 on Retina devices. That means you can safely switch from Apple JDK 1.6 to Oracle JDK 1.7 on your Macs. The … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 12.0.2 EAP Build 123.111 is Out

Hello everyone and welcome to the first IntelliJ IDEA EAP in 2013. We’re very close to the upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 12.0.2 update and would like to get your feedback from one more preview build. There are some fixes for Darcula … Continue reading

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Analyze Exceptions with Pleasure!

Every developer in the Java world has to deal with exceptions. An exception stack trace is the easiest way to tell, what’s wrong in your program. In IntelliJ IDEA we try to make analysis of a stack trace more convenient … Continue reading

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Renewed File Structure in IntelliJ IDEA 11.1

We know that one of the most popular ways to navigate within a file is File Structure popup. We’ve recently redesigned it to make the navigation more comfortable. New File Structure is tree-based and shows everything in your file when … Continue reading

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Favorites tool-window in IntelliJ IDEA 11

When working with big projects we always come back to 10-20 items/files where we do the most of our work. IntelliJ IDEA helps you collecting all these items in one place — ‘Favorites’. It’s easy to add a file, a … Continue reading

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NavBar improvements in IntelliJ IDEA 11

We’ve slightly redesigned Navigation Bar and added some new sweet features. Watch this short demo for the details and a general overview of NavBar abilities.

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New in 11: Diff Tool for Binary Files

Did you know that IntelliJ IDEA 11 Diff Tool supports some of binary contents? Now, it’s not a problem to see changes from file history or a change list. Every binary content you’re able to open in IntelliJ might be … Continue reading

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How to check your RegExps in IntelliJ IDEA 11?

In IntelliJ IDEA 11 you can check your Regular Expressions while coding without leaving the IDE. Just invoke the ‘Check RegExp’ intention action on a regular expression and play! Tip: You can turn any string into a regular expression by … Continue reading

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New Diff Tools in IntelliJ IDEA 10.5

We at JetBrains know how important it is to track what has been changed in your project from one version or revision to another. This is why IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 brings you new Diff Tools for comparing local directories, DB … Continue reading

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How to Run a Single Inspection in IDEA X?

To run a single inspection in previous versions of IntelliJ IDEA you had to create a dedicated inspection profile for that or use “Run inspection on…” from inspection’s quick fix list. In IntelliJ IDEA X you can find and run … Continue reading

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