Tag Archives: Code Completion

Complete static methods and fields with the new IntelliJ IDEA 12 EAP build 122.29

Did you know how to quickly complete a static method call or a constant reference without writing the class name first? Just type some prefix and invoke Basic Code Completion (Ctrl+Space) twice (or Ctrl+Alt+Space once): There are two problems though: The … Continue reading

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Better Code Completion in IntelliJ IDEA 12 Leda

As you know code completion in IntelliJ IDEA constantly evolves. Here’s a few new features coming in IntelliJ IDEA 12: Middle matching Class Name Completion in Basic Completion Completion statistics in Productivity Guide Other minor improvements

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Smarter JavaScript completion in IntelliJ IDEA 11.1

This is a cross-post from WebStorm & PhpStorm blog, originally posted by Konstantin Ulitin. We are getting a lot of reports and ideas from you about the ordering of JavaScript completion options. So in IntelliJ IDEA we made small but … Continue reading

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Groovy support improvements in IntelliJ IDEA 11.1

Here I would like to tell you about some of the Groovy language support improvements available in IntelliJ IDEA 11.1. Unused Symbol Highlighting If a class, method or property is unused even if it is in fact public, you may … Continue reading

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Want more from IntelliJ IDEA? Press the same shortcut again!

Sometimes you invoke an action and you don’t get what you wanted immediately. In such cases it may help to invoke the action again by pressing the same shortcut. In basic code completion (Ctrl+Space) this will list non-imported classes: It … Continue reading

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Chained expression completion in IntelliJ IDEA 11.1

If you use completion autopopup in IntelliJ IDEA 11, you may have seen “n variants…” suggestions: This means there are two StringUtil classes available, neither of them is imported, and IDE can’t choose which of them to put to the first … Continue reading

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Spring 3.1 c-namespace in IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 EAP build 106.561

Spring 3.1 “c-namespace” facility is now supported in IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 with code completion, error highlighting, quick fixes and code generation. Grab the fresh IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 EAP build 106.561, check the release notes and send us your feedback. Happy … Continue reading

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Shiftless code completion and navigation in IntelliJ IDEA 10.5

With IntelliJ IDEA 10.5, you may press up to twice as less keys every day as you do now. Seriously! Here’s how. The reason IDEs exist in the first place is that they make your life easier. In particular, they … Continue reading

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Faster XML coding with new completion features

How often do you write XML configurations like that above? How many keystrokes does it take? This one is written in just moments, with the help of the new completion features coming in IntelliJ IDEA 10. First of all, the … Continue reading

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Grails: completion of controller and action names

We have added more Grails-specific completion in IntelliJ Idea X. In particular, IntelliJ IDEA now knows about action and controller names in most places where they can appear. In the ‘controller’ and ‘action’ attributes of some GSP tags: In some … Continue reading

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