Category Archives: New Features

IntelliJ IDEA 15 EAP: Help us Test the Adjustments for Color Deficiency

Earlier we mentioned that we’re working to make our IDE more friendly for people with color blindness. In the latest IntelliJ IDEA 15 EAP build, we’ve  changed the appearance settings, so now when enabling the Adjust for color deficiency option you have … Continue reading

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Experimental Zero-latency Typing in IntelliJ IDEA 15 EAP

From what we usually hear, the fans of Vim, Emacs, Sublime and other nice editors often explain their choice by performance concerns. IntelliJ IDEA for example may feel laggy (comparing to a text editor) when you type, and the usual … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 15 EAP: Groovy @Builder AST Transformation Support

Those who use Groovy in their projects will be glad to know that the new IntelliJ IDEA 15 EAP build comes with the long-awaited support for the @Builder annotation, introduced in Groovy 2.3: The support includes code completion and quick … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 15 EAP Adds On-the-Fly Code Duplicates Detection

It’s been a while since we added the Analyze → Locate Duplicates feature. If you’ve had a chance to use it, you know how helpful it is: by eliminating duplicates in your code, you make it more concise and stable. If you’ve never … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 15 EAP Adds Indication for Running Configurations

Today we have released a fresh IntelliJ IDEA 15 EAP build, as always with lots of enhancements and new features, one of which is the brand new indicator for the running configurations, that I am going to describe in more detail. … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 15 EAP Comes with True HiDPI Support for Windows and Linux

As you might remember, IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 shipped with the initial HiDPI support for Windows and Linux which could be enabled via the -Dhidpi=true key in the idea.vmoptions file. The support was somewhat limited and only allowed to use a 2x scale factor … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 15 EAP Improves ReactJS and Gradle/SBT Support

No single week without the news about IntelliJ IDEA 15 EAP and the new features we are working on to ship in the next major release coming this fall. Some of you may already have given the preview a try, … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 is Here!

What makes a better Spring present than a fresh update for your favorite Java IDE? We’ve worked hard this year to make it happen. Go ahead and grab IntelliJ IDEA 14.1, packed with new features, improvements, and bug-fixes. Most parts … Continue reading

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Docker Support in IntelliJ IDEA 14.1

As developers, we can all agree that shipping code should be easy. Whether deploying to a local testing or staging server, our laptop, or a Unix box halfway around the world, builds should be portable, predictable and (mostly) painless. But … Continue reading

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Faster Groovy Compilation in IntelliJ IDEA 14.1

Compiling Groovy code is typically slower than compiling Java code, but in 14.1 we took a swing at speeding it up. First, we’re now supporting Groovy-Eclipse compiler that handles Java and Groovy simultaneously, which brings a noticeable performance gain. So, … Continue reading

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