Category Archives: New Features

Try IntelliJ IDEA 14 EAP 138.1283.4 with Code Cleanup, Android Studio Beta Features and More

I bet you’ll agree with me that dealing with legacy code is not a pleasant task. Almost like cleaning up an old storage room full of dust and garbage. Even if you have powerful inspections that tell you what’s going … Continue reading

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The Backspace Key Gets Smarter in IntelliJ IDEA 14 EAP

If you haven’t tried IntelliJ IDEA 14 EAP yet, we hope this sneak peek will convince you to, because it keeps getting better and better! One of current EAP highlights is smarter Backspace key behavior: it doesn’t just remove indents … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 14 EAP 138.1029 is out with a built-in Java decompiler

If you’ve already joined IntelliJ IDEA 14 EAP, grab the freshly baked build that we published just now. If you haven’t, it’s a perfect time to do so now. The most notable change in the new build is a built-in … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 14 Early Preview is Available!

Today we are happy to announce that IntelliJ IDEA 14, codenamed Cassiopeia and scheduled for release later this year, is now available for early preview! You’re welcome to download the IntelliJ IDEA 14 EAP and see what exciting new features … Continue reading

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Where Is IntelliJ IDEA Headed?

Note: This post was written on April 1st, 2014 as an April Fool’s Day joke. While this was intended as fun, who knows what the future holds! IntelliJ IDEA is nearing its 14th birthday. We’ve gone a long way, but … 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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