Author Archives: Andrey Cheptsov

About Andrey Cheptsov

Andrey Cheptsov is IntelliJ IDEA product marketing manager at JetBrains. He's passionate about productivity, programming languages and tools.

Scala Plugin EAP Speeds Up Coding Assistance

Because of its nature, Scala code is really difficult to edit without proper coding assistance. And sometimes said assistance is too slow which makes it not that useful. That’s why we never stop improving our Scala plugin performance. This time we’ve … Continue reading

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IntelliJ API to Build Scala Macros Support

Today we’ve released a new Scala plugin EAP build. With this build, we’re happy to introduce an API that extends the IDE coding assistance to custom Scala macros. A macro is executed at compile-time and modifies the AST of your code: e.g. … Continue reading

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Try Experimental SAM in Scala Plugin 1.7 for IntelliJ IDEA 15 EAP

If you being in the forefront of it all, and all includes the latest language and IDE features, you’re welcome to download IntelliJ IDEA 15 EAP, a very early preview of what the next big Java IDE is going to … Continue reading

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What to Check Out in Scala Plugin 1.4.x for IntelliJ IDEA 14 & 14.1

If you’ve already upgraded to IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 (released just a few days ago), you might’ve noticed (in addition to all of its awesome new features), a new Scala plugin update: v1.4.15. The update brings you quite a few improvements … Continue reading

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Scala Plugin 1.2 is Available

Winter is coming, and we brace ourselves with the new features for Scala developers, so check out the new Scala Plugin 1.2 for IntelliJ IDEA 14 (if you haven’t done so yet.) One of the notable improvements it brings is … Continue reading

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Interview with Shadaj Laddad: Programming Changes the Way You Think

Scala Days is not only a major event for the Scala community, but also a great place to meet amazing people and get inspiration. If you’ve been to Scala Days in Berlin this year, you might have seen a great … Continue reading

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Interview with Jason Zaugg on Scala, Dotty and IntelliJ IDEA

As some of you may know, this June the whole Scala plugin team took a break and went to Berlin to enjoy Scala Days 2014, and of course to meet IntelliJ IDEA users! Alexander Podkhalyuzin, a lead developer of the … Continue reading

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Meet The New Scala Worksheets in IntelliJ IDEA

A few months ago we’ve significantly improved the Scala Worksheets performance. Today we made them even better, and by that we mean more user-friendly. Now you can fold the output without affecting code on the left side, and expand only … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA at SF Scala. Tips, Tricks and More

A few weeks ago Alexandr Podkhaliuzin, lead developer from JetBrains was invited to SF Scala to give a talk about Scala support in IntelliJ IDEA. In his presentation he talked about Scala language and its non-trivial technical aspects which make … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA at Scala Days 2013, Survey and License Winners

Thanks to everyone who joined us last week in New York City for Scala Days 2013. We were impressed by how many passionate developers came to the conference. Special thanks to James Ward and TypeSafe for inviting us to such … Continue reading

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