Category Archives: New Features

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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IntelliJ IDEA 14 Will Detect Code Styles on the Fly

If you’ve already tried the latest IntellIJ IDEA 14 EAP build, you might’ve noticed that the Code Style settings offers a new option: Detect and use existing file indents for editing (enabled by default.) This new option lets IntelliJ IDEA … Continue reading

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Automatic @NotNull/@Nullable/@Contract inference in IntelliJ IDEA 14

Java annotations are awesome and helpful, but you need to add them by hand. Well, not anymore, because IntelliJ IDEA will do that for you in some quite important cases. Jars in your dependencies are stuffed with methods and sometimes … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 14 Ships Advanced Coding Assistance for Thymeleaf

If you’re using Thymeleaf (the coolest template engine for Java) in your project or just considering giving it a try, you’ll be excited to know that the latest EAP build of the upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 14 brings rich coding assistance for … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 14 EAP 138.2210 Brings Scratch Files and Better Mercurial Integration

Good news, everyone! Fresh IntelliJ IDEA 14 EAP build is released, bringing more goodies for you to check out. First, the so called Scratch Files, a very handy feature that helps you experiment and prototype. With this feature you can sketch … Continue reading

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