Tag Archives: ActionScript

Live Templates in JavaScript/ActionScript/Flex

Writing JavaScript/ActionScript/Flex code becomes easier with IntelliJ IDEA 9.0.2. New set of live templates (see Settings dialog (Ctrl+Alt+S), Live Templates, JavaScript/ActionScript group), allows to avoid tedious typing when you need to define a function, variable or constant, to loop over … Continue reading

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ActionScript/Flex UML Class Diagrams in IntelliJ IDEA 9

If you read our recent posts on ActionScript/Flex refactorings, you might have noticed that UML diagramming in freshly released IntelliJ IDEA 9 works not only for Java. That’s right, you can use it to analyze your ActionScript and Flex classes.

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New ActionScript/Flex Refactoring: Push Members Down

In addition to other refactorings, Maia also has this useful refactoring: push members down the classes hierarchy. Again, let’s try it on a simple example.

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Unwrap code constructs in JavaScript / ActionScript

Sometimes when you are editing JavaScript/ActionScript code, you need to remove, say, an enclosing if statement without touching a current code block. In Maia you can just invoke Unwrap/Remove action (Control+Shift+Delete in Windows keymap), which allows to precisely select which … Continue reading

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New ActionScript/Flex Refactoring: Pull Members Up

Today we’re continuing our series of posts about new ActionScript/Flex refactorings that you can find in the latest Maia EAP, with presentation of this new aid: pull class members up the classes hierarchy. Let’s have look at this simple example.

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New ActionScript/Flex Refactoring: Move Static Members

Next Maia’s EAP will bring you new refactoring that helps to be more productive when coding ActionScript or Flex. Now you can easily move static methods, properties, fields and constants between AS classes and Mxml components: just place caret on … Continue reading

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Inline Variable Refactoring for JavaScript / ActionScript

Next version of IntelliJ IDEA, code named Maia, brings you several new JavaScript and ActionScript refactorings. In this post we showcase one of them — Inline Variable, which works with local variables and ActionScript class fields. Pressing Control+Alt+N (default Windows … Continue reading

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Creating a Pure ActionScript Project in Maia

Want to write an application in pure ActionScript without MXML and  Flex components? Maia can help you with that! All you need is a Flex module or Flex facet with configured Flex or AIR SDK. Flex module is recommended because … Continue reading

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Better Regular Expression Editing in JavaScript and ActionScript

If you ever tried to understand or edit regular expression like this in JavaScript or ActionScript: Then you are sure to find IntelliJ IDEA 9 a more helpful in this way. Now you can repeatedly press Ctrl+W to see non-capturing … Continue reading

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