JetBrains Toolbox 2021.1 Released. Summary
Our first major update this year, 2021.1, brings many exciting features and solves quite a few troubling issues in the JetBrains Toolbox tools, which are available all together with an All Products Pack subscription.
Here are the across-the-board highlights of the 2021.1 release that many in the community have been waiting for.
JetBrains Space integration
Now it’s finally possible to connect your organization to Space, allowing you to view and clone project repositories, review your teammates’ code, and write Space Automation scripts without leaving your IDE. The Space plugin is now embedded in IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1. For other IDEs, you can install the Space plugin manually. Give it a try!
Code With Me now comes bundled with JetBrains desktop tools.* Use the 2021.1 version of your favorite tool to take your remote collaboration to the next level with video and voice calls. Enjoy a feature-rich remote collaborative environment by talking one-on-one or organizing group sessions with dozens of participants.
*Please note Code With Me is not yet available in Rider and DataGrip, but we’re working on this.
Built-in HTML preview
See below a short summary of the specific updates in each tool, and update your tools with the Toolbox App or from the tool itself to give the new features a try.
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1
introduces Java 16 and WSL 2 support, the option to run code on SSH hosts and in Docker containers, options for adjusting font weight, JSONPath and JSON Lines support, improved accessibility, better pull request support, and more.
is possibly the most remarkable release in the history of the IDE! It introduces a UI for grants, context live templates, straightforward navigation, easy copy-paste for data sources, better sorting of data, data editing in MongoDB, Azure MFA support, and more.
comes with auto-import for module member completion, intelligent completion for multiple arguments, enhanced WSL support, faster indexing for projects, and more.
provides support for Ruby 3 and RBS, improved code completion, and UI and UX improvements, as well as new features for working with web and frameworks, version control systems, JSON, and more.
enhances the code analysis experience by upgrading Data Flow Analysis to global mode, expanding MISRA support, and integrating with Clazy for Qt projects. In the debugger, GDB and LLDB have reached feature parity for Core Dump debugging. And lastly, remote mode now has a wider range of abilities and works consistently across several project models.
delivers improved Docker support, scaffolding and route template analysis for ASP.NET developers, and several updates for Unity. C# support has received a massive update, this time mostly to patterns and records support. It also lets you attach to a .NET process right from the Welcome screen and intervene in the debugger process through the debugger hints.
comes with improved code analysis and C# 9 features, support for ASP.NET route templates, and more. ReSharper C++ 2021.1 brings support for several new C++20 and C++17 language features, and adds a collection of syntax style settings. We’ve also completely reworked the Home screen in dotTrace and dotMemory.
introduces a built-in preview for PHP and HTML files, 20+ new inspections and quick-fixes to help prevent bugs, improvements in all subsystems, and more.
allows you to build and run your program remotely via Docker, SSH, and WSL 2, use newly supported features from Go 1.16, including //go:embed, quickly generate code from JSON, and handle errors with ease using multiple new quick-fixes.
Note: AppCode – an IDE for iOS/macOS development – will be released later this month. Please stay tuned and follow the AppCode blog or Twitter to be the first to learn about its release. MPS – an IDE for DSL – as always will be released one month after all IDE’s and .NET tools. Keep up to date with MPS news on the MPS blog and Twitter.
Please take care and stay safe while we continue working to boost your productivity and make using your favorite JetBrains tools more enjoyable than ever before.
Your JetBrains team