Plugins Tutorials

How to Write Custom Language Support Plugins

Today we would like to share with you a simple tutorial how to write a plugin with custom language support for IntelliJ IDEA and IntelliJ Platform.

As you know IntelliJ IDEA provide powerful facilities for developers to implement advanced code assistance for custom languages and frameworks. In this step-by-step tutorials you will learn how to use Grammar-Kit to generate a parser and PSI elements, how to use JFlex to generate a lexer, how to implement custom formatting, refactoring support, etc.

The sample code for this tutorial can be found on GitHub.

More steps with other aspects of plugin development are coming soon. In the meanwhile don’t miss the opportunity to register for the second live coding webinar about plugin development, which will take place on Tuesday, January 22.

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