Category Archives: Backstage

Dealing with Makefile Projects in CLion: Status Update

What request in our tracker has more than 1000 votes, 370 comments, and 800 watchers? You guessed it: Support Makefile projects. This has been a story of interesting findings, semi-automatic workarounds, and a long battle that we still plan to … Continue reading

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Dogfooding CLion

We at JetBrains know about dogfooding. We practice it daily to close the distance to our users, so we can understand their needs, feel their pains and problems. IntelliJ IDEA has been dogfooded ever since JetBrains existed. WebStorm and its … Continue reading

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CLion in 2015: A Review of Feature Usage

Hi everyone, CLion IDE was released to the public in April 2015, and now may be a good time to look back and see how things have developed (no pun intended). We published a similar overview within six weeks of … Continue reading

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Applying Genetic Algorithms to Automatic Code Formatting

Our traditional JetBrains Hackathon was held this summer at our St. Petersburg and Munich locations. Earlier we shared the first impressions and quick overview of the winning projects in our company blog. Today we’d like to tell you about one … Continue reading

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Infographic: C/C++ Facts We Learned Before Going Ahead with CLion

Hi all, Since the first CLion announcement and public preview build, we’ve received many questions about technologies and toolchains selected to be the first in CLion (CMake, GCC, and GDB). We’ve also had a couple of interesting discussions about the … Continue reading

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CLion public EAP: After 6 weeks, all systems are go

It’s been almost 6 weeks since we started the Public Early Access Program for CLion, our new cross-platform C/C++ IDE. We keep receiving tons of feedback every week and we are really impressed with how things are going. That’s why … Continue reading

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CMake vs. the others, round 1

Hey everyone, Yesterday we’ve published a new EAP build that allows opening non-CMake projects automatically; although this functionality is very basic and isn’t intended to recreate the full project description, it will help some of you try CLion on existing … Continue reading

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CLion EAP, what’s next?

Hey folks, In the following days after the public EAP announcement we received tons of feedback, questions and bug reports from you, and let us tell you, it feels great to let CLion out in the wild at last! Despite … Continue reading

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