Maven pom.xml editor new features

Since the latest IntelliJ IDEA  9.0.2 EAP the IDE contains a bit of new Maven-related pom.xml editor features.

1. Easier Navigation

  • You can navigate to “Dependency usages” from “dependencyManagement” of your parent pom.xml:
    and back:
  • You can navigate through projects tree

2. Smarter Paths
‘Path reference’ notion were added to the editor to enhance the code completion, usages search and rename refactoring of project paths.

3. More intelligent plugins configuration
IntelliJ IDEA analyses plugin parameter types and adds smart value editors for plugin configuration tags.

You feedback is as always highly appreciated.

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