Tag Archives: VCS

30 Days with IntelliJ IDEA. Version Control Basics

It’s hard to imagine today’s development process without the use of version control. Whether you work for a big company, or pursue your own hobby project, version control is essential for team collaboration and product delivery. That’s why the today’s … Continue reading

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Better Line Endings Managing in IntelliJ IDEA 12

It happens quite often, that version control is used by people working on different platforms. This is why problems with line endings may appear. If you ever read the article from GitHub, you might already know, that Git can automatically … Continue reading

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Git Branches for Multi-root Projects

Sometimes there is a need to have multiple Git repositories within a single project. Since long ago IntelliJ IDEA is able to execute many Git operations on all roots at once: Commit, Update Project, Push. Now multi-repository support has come … Continue reading

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Simpler and more powerful UI for Git branches

Lightweight and fast branches are one of the major features and advantages of Git. We in Jetbrains want to make workflow with branches even more convenient and simple than it is in command line. You might have noticed that in … Continue reading

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Perforce integration enhancements in IntelliJ IDEA 11.1

IntelliJ IDEA 11.1 will bring several changes with regard to VCS support and one of them is a number of enhancements in Perforce integration. 1. Handling Move We used to handle rename/move operations using integrate. This was not quite convenient: … Continue reading

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Start using SVN 1.7 with IntelliJ IDEA 11.1, EAP build 116.32

New IntelliJ IDEA 11.1 EAP build (116.32) is available with Subversion 1.7 support finally built in. Here are some details on the current implementation. We don’t perform automatic upgrade of your working copies to version 1.7, you can easily do … Continue reading

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New in 11: Git log gets more power

The most exciting news for me is that now in forthcoming IntelliJ IDEA 11, we show Git revisions graph! Now that IntelliJ IDEA can visualize commits links, we’ve added context actions to tag a commit, create (and checkout) new branch, and checkout … Continue reading

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New in 11: Diff Tool for Binary Files

Did you know that IntelliJ IDEA 11 Diff Tool supports some of binary contents? Now, it’s not a problem to see changes from file history or a change list. Every binary content you’re able to open in IntelliJ might be … Continue reading

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New in 11: Changes digest for easier pre-commit review

As for me, after a few years of working in a huge project inside a big team, I became concerned about accidentally breaking the project. That’s why every time I commit something, I double-check my changes. In the forthcoming IntelliJ … Continue reading

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Control your Perforce connection

In IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 we’ve improved setting up your Perforce server connection and connection state diagnostics. Configuring connections If you are using P4CONFIG files for configuration, IntelliJ IDEA shows what config files it has found and what other default settings … Continue reading

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