Starting a new line of code – How many keystrokes does it usually take you?
Starting a new line of code is a simple task, not to mention one of the actions you perform most frequently while coding. The number of keystrokes it takes usually depends on the cursor position. When the cursor is at the beginning of a line, you might move it to the end of the line, either letter by letter or word by word, or you might use the end key to jump to the end of the line. Once the c
The Coffee Club #6: Starting and Maintaining New Habits
No plan is complete without action. If you have a plan or a list of New Year’s resolutions, but you’re not sure how to get started and make real changes in your life – join us for the January edition of Coffee Club on January 12, 2022, at 16:00 CET/15:00 UTC. Add this event to your calendar! Outlook or iCal calendar Google calendar T
New Live Stream: HTTP Client – Secret Weapon for Web Service Testing
Need to validate Web services? Do it directly in the IntelliJ IDEA code editor. During his January Live Stream, Yuriy Artamonov will show you how. Join us on Wednesday, January 19, at 16:00 CET / 15:00 UTC. REGISTER FOR THE LIVE STREAM Session DescriptionWhat if there was a way to test web services without writing lots of code? How about a simple text that repeats HTTP protocol interaction? W
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.3.1 Is Here!
We’ve just released the first minor update for v2021.3. Download IntelliJ IDEA 2021.3.1 from our website, update via the Toolbox App or from inside the IDE, or use snaps (on Ubuntu) IntelliJ IDEA 2020.3.3 introduced the concept of trusted projects to mitigate the risks associated with opening projects from unknown and untrusted sources. With v2021.3.1 we’ve changed the behavior and implem
Recording of Coffee Club, Episode 5
The fifth episode of Coffee Club has been uploaded to our YouTube channel! You can watch it, comment, and forward it to a friend. Dalia Abo Sheasha, Helen Scott, and Trisha Gee have summed up 2021 in numbers, memories, and laughs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWhZSV5gWJk Even in the current times, when the majority of the projects are executed remotely and some of the community
Live Stream Recording: Testing and Refactoring Legacy Code
Those who couldn't join us for our show can catch up by watching the recording on our YouTube channel. Sandro Mancuso’s first startup project was the canvas for our testing and refactoring practices during the IntelliJ IDEA December Live Stream. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSqbXorkyfQ&t=3s Sandro took us on a nostalgic tour through the 20-year-old codebase. Years ago, Sandro imp
Make Your New Year’s Resolution: Code Quality
Is improved code quality high on your list of priorities for the New Year? It can be hard to add static analysis to a project. But fear not, we are here to help you meet your New Year’s resolutions. If you have been thinking about using quality gates for your project but don’t know where to begin, reading this post is a good starting point. You can bring the code inspection you are familiar with f
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2.4 Is Out
We’ve just released IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2.4 with several valuable fixes. To download this version, visit our website, update your version using the ToolBox App or from inside the IDE, or use snaps if you are an Ubuntu user.IntelliJ IDEA 2020.3.3 introduced the concept of trusted projects to mitigate the risks associated with opening projects from unknown and untrusted sources.With v2021.2.4, we’
One Shortcut to Run Them All
Learn how to run anything faster and more efficiently: from run/debug configurations to build tool commands.
The Coffee Club # 5: 2021 End-of-Year Wrap-Up
The end of the year is a time to reminisce while making plans and setting goals for the future. What about you? Do you have any “Wow” stories from 2021, 'achievements unlocked', or new year's resolutions for 2022? Come and get in the festive mood with Dalia, Helen and Trisha, who would love to hear what you have been up to this year. Join us on the 21st of December, at 17:00 CET / 16:00 UTC; to
Java Annotated Monthly – December 2021
It's the last Java Annotated Monthly of 2021, and the last Java Annotated Monthly that I, Trisha, will personally produce. But never fear, as you've seen this year there are others in JetBrains who have already given their own voices to Annotated Monthly, I know I am leaving it in more than capable hands. I have been the caretaker of this newsletter for over five years, and this is my 56th issue!!