Author Archives: Nikolay Chashnikov

New in 11: ‘Mark Object’ action in JavaScript debuggers

Since IntelliJ IDEA 11 the Mark Object action, which was previously available in JVM-based debuggers only, is also supported in JavaScript debuggers for Firefox and Chrome browsers. To mark an object press F11 on the corresponding node in any debugger … Continue reading

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New in 11: Create library from Project View

Did you know what in IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 you can mark a directory as a Source Root or a Test Source Root right from the Project View? In IntelliJ IDEA 11 you also can create a library without opening the Project Structure … Continue reading

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New in 11: Custom objects presentation in JavaScript debugger

When you debug JavaScript code in IntelliJ IDEA 11 you can see the most important properties of an object without expanding its node: By default the ‘id’ and ‘name’ properties are shown for each object but you can add your … Continue reading

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New in 11: Editing module dependencies on a diagram

Ultimate Edition of IntelliJ IDEA provides an additional way of inspecting the project structure — the diagram of module dependencies. To open it just press Ctrl+Alt+Shift+U or invoke Diagrams | Show Diagram from the context menu on a module node … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA: Debugging JavaScript in Google Chrome

IntelliJ IDEA 10 allows you to debug JavaScript code running it in Mozilla Firefox. In IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 can choose to debug JavaScript in Google Chrome as well. Debugger for Chrome supports all features of JavaScript debugger for Firefox, you … Continue reading

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Setup application server in ‘New Project’ wizard

IntelliJ IDEA 10 includes an option to setup an application server right in the New Project Wizard. You only need to specify a directory where the server is installed: IntelliJ IDEA will create a sample application, setup it accordingly for … Continue reading

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Quickly create Jar artifact for application

Since the last EAP build IntelliJ IDEA X provides an action to quickly create a single Jar artifact containing your modules with all dependencies. Just press ‘+’ button in the Project Structure dialog and select the appropriate item: IntelliJ IDEA … Continue reading

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Action to generate GWT Compile Report

If you use GWT Compile Reports to analyze your GWT Application IntelliJ IDEA 10 will make this task easier. Using Tools | Generate GWT Compile Report action you can now generate a report and open it in the browser directly … Continue reading

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Support for GWT ClientBundle and CssResource interfaces

If you use Client Bundle interface in a GWT application, you will enjoy an advanced navigation and coding assistance that IntelliJ IDEA 10 provides. ClientBundle methods will be marked with icons allowing you to quickly navigate to a corresponding resource: For … Continue reading

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Completing non-imported GWT components in ui.xml

IntelliJ IDEA 9 allows you to complete tags for components with namespaces imported in the current GWT ui.xml file. In IntelliJ IDEA 10 you can complete component even if it is not imported yet. Just press Ctrl+Space twice and IntelliJ IDEA … Continue reading

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