Category Archives: New Features

Where Is IntelliJ IDEA Headed?

IntelliJ IDEA is nearing its 14th birthday. We’ve gone a long way, but what’s next? What will drive product development for the next 5-10 years? To keep up IntelliJ IDEA’s success as a commercial product and determine its future direction, … Continue reading

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Debugger for JDK8’s Nashorn JavaScript in IntelliJ IDEA 13.1

Last Friday we announced the availability of IntellIJ IDEA 13.1 RC2, a new release candidate for IntelliJ IDEA 13.1 bringing final support for Java 8. In other awesome news, besides coding assistance for Java 8 the new build also provides … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 13.1 RC2 Ships Nearly Final Java 8 Support

It’s always nice to start the day with a fresh build of IntelliJ IDEA and its fresh-out-of-the-oven features. But that pales in comparison with being the first explorer of final Java 8 support in your favorite IDE! IntelliJ IDEA 13.1 … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 13.1 RC Introduces Sublime Text Style Multiple Selections

We have two exciting pieces of news for you today. First of all, IntelliJ IDEA 13.1 RC is now available for download, so you can try all the new features right away. By the way, this is the last chance … Continue reading

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What’s New for Plugin Authors in IntelliJ IDEA 13

In the past couple of months we’ve been talking a lot about what new features users can find in IntelliJ IDEA 13. Today we’d like to take a break from that and speak a little bit about what it brings … Continue reading

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Postfix Code Completion in IntelliJ IDEA 13.1 EAP

A lot of people tend to think these days completion is a regular feature for every IDE. Well, that is not exactly the case. IntelliJ IDEA has already demonstrated that there is no such thing as a regular feature. Take code … Continue reading

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Try Chronon Debugger with IntelliJ IDEA 13.1 EAP

Exciting news! The upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 13.1 will bring you integration with Chronon Debugger (via this plugin). You can try it right away with the latest preview build. In case you’re wondering, Chronon is a new revolutionary tool keeping track … Continue reading

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What’s New for Web Development in IntelliJ IDEA 13

In the year 2013 much has changed in the world of web development: new languages, frameworks and libraries, and even test runners and frameworks. JetBrains continues to provide the best tools for all web developers, no matter what language or … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 13: Importing Code Formatter Settings from Eclipse

Many development teams are using more than one IDE because it’s a very personal matter, and people always seek what best suits their individual needs. And then there’s collaboration, and it sometimes is harder when different sorts of IDEs are … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 13: What’s New in Database Tools

We hope you had enough time during the holidays to play with IntelliJ IDEA 13 and now want to try something new, like Database Tools, which has been so greatly improved in version 13 that you can now ditch your … Continue reading

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