Category Archives: New Features

Multiple Selections in Editor using the Mouse

As of IntelliJ IDEA 13.1, if you need to edit a document in the same way in several places, you can save efforts by using multiple selections feature. All you need to do is create a caret at each location … Continue reading

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Using Rich-Text Copy in IntelliJ IDEA 14.1

IntelliJ IDEA 14 added built-in support (without additional plugins required) for copying text to external rich-text editors such as MS Word, OpenOffice Writer, Gmail, etc. allowing for preserving formatting. IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 makes it more flexible, allowing you to choose … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 EAP 140.2285.5 is Out

Today we have published a new IDEA 14.1 EAP build. It fixes many bugs found in the first EAP build and also includes new features and improvements. In particular it supports automatic setup of GWT facets for projects imported from … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 Introduces Extract Functional Parameter Refactoring

              Extract Surrounding Method: You have two methods that contain nearly identical code. The variance is in the middle of the method. Extract the duplication into a method that accepts a block and yields back … Continue reading

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Extract Method Refactoring Improved in IntelliJ IDEA 14.1

<Extract method refactoring> turns a fragment into a method whose name explains the purpose of the method. Martin Fowler When we select a block of code, IntelliJ IDEA’s data flow analysis engine is able to deduce all local variables and … Continue reading

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Simultaneous Tag Editing in IntelliJ IDEA 14.1

If you’re involved in web development and, for some reason, you haven’t given a ride to IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 yet, this will talk you into doing it right away. Has it happened to you that you changed an HTML or an XML … Continue reading

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Debug Decompiled Code with IntelliJ IDEA 14.1

Earlier this week we’ve announced the start of IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 EAP. Among the new features available in the preview build, this one you’re going to especially like: the built-in decompiler (introduced in IntelliJ IDEA 14) now has debugging capabilities. … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 EAP is Available!

Great news, everyone! It’s time to reveal what we’ve been working on since December and what new features the next update will bring to you. Today we’re officially announcing the start of IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 EAP (Early Access Program), which … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA Wins InfoWorld’s 2015 Technology of the Year Award

Not a month ago IntelliJ IDEA 14 picked up the “2015 Jolt Productivity Award for Coding Tools” from Dr. Dobb’s, and now it’s been named “2015 Technology of the Year” by InfoWorld! This award is granted every year to the … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.2 EAP 139.463 is Out

Good news, everyone! A fresh IntelliJ IDEA 14 update packed with bugfixes and enhancements is on the way. Inside you will find: Faster incremental compilation thanks to preloading of the compiler process; The long-awaited incremental AspectJ compilation; Changes merged from the Android Studio 0.9.3 … Continue reading

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