Better Regular Expression Editing in JavaScript and ActionScript

Maxim Mossienko

If you ever tried to understand or edit regular expression like this in JavaScript or ActionScript:
regular expression in JavaScript editor of IntelliJ IDEA 8
Then you are sure to find IntelliJ IDEA 9 a more helpful in this way. Now you can repeatedly press Ctrl+W to see non-capturing groups:
regular expression in JavaScript editor of IntelliJ IDEA 9
Plus, code completion after is also a bit smarter:
completion after  in regular expression literal in JavaScript editor of IntelliJ IDEA 9

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2 Responses to Better Regular Expression Editing in JavaScript and ActionScript

  1. Evgeny Goldin says:

    June 7, 2009

    Will it only work for JavaScript or Java regexes are supported as well ?

  2. nicity says:

    June 9, 2009

    It works in Java already

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