Now could be a good time to upgrade your IDE as we’ve just released the new bug fix update – IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.6. The new minor update comes loaded with bug fixes based on your feedback. You can find the full list of changes in the IDE release notes and JRE release notes. Here is a list of the most notable changes: Continue reading →
In which we cover: IBM buying Red Hat; why AdoptOpenJDK is the best place to get your JDK from; a whole bunch of Kotlin articles and tutorials; and a mix of culture and community news and articles that seem relevant to developers.
Last week we had the pleasure of hosting a live webinar in partnership with AWS, presented by Mike Deck, Principal Solutions Architect at AWS. Mike gave a comprehensive overview of what serverless is all about and what the serverless developer experience feels like. Mike explained the AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) and how it integrates with IntelliJ IDEA to provide a rich development environment.
In case you missed the webinar, here’s the video recording:
If you prefer reading, please find below a detailed transcript of the webinar. Continue reading →
We are getting closer to the big date and today we are ready to publish IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3 Beta 2. We’ve been polishing the forthcoming release, so this week it’s more about stability improvements. Download the latest build now and share your feedback with us!
Even though our brand-new JVM profiler has been received well, we’ve also collected some useful feedback that shows that there’s room for refining it and making it more user-friendly. That’s why in the upcoming v2018.3, the JVM Profiler is available as an experimental feature, which means that you can continue using the JVM Profiler in IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3 Ultimate edition as long as you enable it. Go to the Maintenance dialog (Ctrl-Alt-Shift-/ on Linux, Cmd-Alt-Shift-/ on macOS), select the Experimental features option, and then select the idea.profiler.enabled checkbox. Continue reading →
Our drive to develop has taken us into the fast lane, and just look at us go! Even though Java 11 has just come out, we’re already adding initial support for Java 12 in our upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3!
Raw string literals (JEP 326) are ready for you to preview in IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3 Beta. To take advantage of coding assistance for Java 12, set the language level to “12 (Preview) – Switch expression, raw string literals” in the Project Structure dialog.
You can also run your application on JDK 12, by simply setting the Project SDK to JDK 12.
We are happy to announce that IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3 Beta is now available for download! This is the perfect time to summarize all the amazing new features that are coming in the next major update this fall. They include initial support for GitHub Pull Requests, Git submodules support, Multiline TODO comments, better project and IDE navigation, accessibility improvements, JVM Profiler (for macOS and Linux), and more! Let’s have a look at these and the dozens of other notable features in detail.
IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3 comes with better JPA and Spring Data support for Kotlin. The IDE can automatically inject JPQL into query strings, providing completion for entity names and parameters:Continue reading →