Early Access Program

IntelliJ IDEA 11.1 EAP begins

We’re happy to announce the beginning of the Early Access Preview program for the next feature update of IntelliJ IDEA, version 11.1. This version will be released in a couple of months and will be a free upgrade for existing users of IntelliJ IDEA 11.

A brief list of features already implemented in the new EAP includes:

  • Continued work on UI changes (Project View, run/debug toolwindows UI redesigned);
  • Subversion 1.7 support (work in progress);
  • Performance improvements in Git and Perforce integration;
  • New Coverage view;
  • New tree-based File Structure Popup;
  • Improved popup for controlling Git branches (checkout, compare, delete, multi-root support);
  • Highlighting of unused public members in Groovy code;
  • Extract Closure refactoring for Groovy;
  • New Flex project structure UI (work in progress);
  • Spring support improvements;
  • Gradle project synchronization support (work in progress);
  • Android lint tool integration;
  • Magic Constant inspection and code completion;
  • Possibility to run JUnit or TestNG tests for any selection of classes or methods

In the coming weeks we plan to publish blog posts describing each of the new features in more detail. And for the time being, you can download IntelliJ IDEA 11.1 EAP try them out for yourself.

As always, your feedback is welcome in the issue tracker.

Note that this EAP cycle does not include 30-day time-limited licenses in each build. In order to use these builds, you need to have a valid license for IntelliJ IDEA 11.

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