Author Archives: Alexander Podkhalyuzin

Mutable/immutable collections prefix convention support

As described here we should prefer the following code style for mutable and immutable collection names: Scala plugin for IntelliJ IDEA (nightly builds) now supports this code style by default. First of all, it brings useful code inspection, helping to … Continue reading

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What’s changed in completion

Recently completion was improved, so I want to describe most significant changes: Basic completion works as Class Name completion in case if nothing found. If something is found, you can invoke second basic completion to observe classes, which you want … Continue reading

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What’s new in ScalaTest integration

Build 0.5.265 is coming with new cool features for ScalaTest. First of all it shows now outdated configurations. For example you removed test class, but your configuration is still here, then you’ll see that you shouldn’t try to run this … Continue reading

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Evaluate Expression feature for Scala

Evaluate expression feature is available now in build 0.5.180. This feature is not fully implemented (and will not be in foreseeable future) and have beta quality, however even now it’s much more usable than it was using Java language. Supported … Continue reading

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Show implicit parameters action.

I’m glad to introduce to you new feature of Scala plugin, which is coming with builds¬†0.4.1480 and 0.5.111 (depends on IntelliJ IDEA version). This called “Show implicit parameters action”, however it also can be called like “Go to passed implicit … Continue reading

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Scala Language Console (Nika builds)

New scala console comes with build 0.5.89 ( Now you can use full featured editor for editing code in console (just instead of Enter, use Shift + Enter). For example: And after execution: This comes only with Nika scala plugin … Continue reading

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IDEA 11 Scala plugin version

Recently we finally published plugin for IDEA 11 (¬†This post is about current plugin development state. Now we have two major development branches:;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/master;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/IDEA-X Until IDEA 11 release almost all bugfixes will be in both versions. However I’m sure … Continue reading

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Some Smart Completion

It’s not just “Some Completion”, it’s about scala.Some. In case if you have expected type Option[AnyType] you possibly have something of type AnyType and you want to use it like Some(anyTypeValue). So now you can invoke smart completion two times … Continue reading

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Global members class name completion in Scala

Recently such functionality was implemented in Java editor. And now it’s also available in the latest nightly build of Scala plugin. This feature is about how to use global names fast. You can invoke Ctrl + Alt + Space (Class … Continue reading

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Generate anonymous function feature

In Scala, you can use anonymous functions. Now you can generate them automatically in case if it’s method call argument. Lets, for example you have the following code: Then use smart completion (Ctrl + Shift + Space) to see an … Continue reading

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