IntelliJ IDEA 12.1 Early Access Program is Open

Posted on by Andrey Cheptsov

We have great news for those who are waiting for the upcoming release of IntelliJ IDEA 12.1. We are happy to announce that Early Access Program for IntelliJ IDEA 12.1 has officially started and available for your evaluation.

You are welcome to download IntelliJ IDEA 12.1 EAP 126.232 edition of your choice and try the new features.

Among numerous bug fixes, the new release brings:

  • Basic code assistance for Java FX files
  • Basic support for graph inference available in Java 8
  • Better completion for the first item from the suggestion list
  • Completion to override/implement Java methods
  • Significantly improved support for Spring projects with mixed XML and annotation-based configurations
  • Enhanced integration with Gradle
  • Byte Code Viewer is now available in Community Edition
  • Better support for Spring Web Flow
  • Enhanced integration with Git

The full list of changes may be found on EAP download page.

Stay tuned for more details on these and other new features soon to appear in our blog.

Please feel free to share your feedback on the EAP discussion forum and submit bug reports to our issue tracker.

Please note that Early Access Program offers features which are still under development. This means that the quality may be far below even beta standards. We strongly recommend to backup your project before the first run.

Develop with pleasure!

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8 Responses to IntelliJ IDEA 12.1 Early Access Program is Open

  1. Jens Voss says:

    February 14, 2013

    Great news; thanks for opening up the EAP for 12.1.

    I am missing the new build’s release notes on the confluence page – will you post them there?

  2. Skitsanos says:

    February 14, 2013

    any plans to add support for multiple AIR SDKs, ANE, automation in building ANE?

  3. Alexander Doroshko says:

    February 14, 2013

    @Skitsanos What do you mean by multiple AIR SDKs? Selection of AIR SDK instead of Flex SDK will be supported in the next EAP. Development of AIR apps using ANE is already supported since IntelliJ IDEA 11.1. Development of ANE themselves is possible, though there’s no any specific support for this workflow, so some manual configuration is needed.

  4. Sri says:

    February 14, 2013

    Hmm.. the Python module is broken .. πŸ™

  5. Emanuele Ricci says:

    February 14, 2013

    Finally this:

    – Completion to override/implement Java methods

    This was something I was really waiting a lot from Eclipse πŸ™‚

    Now I’m still waiting for a better support on LogCat filtering πŸ™‚

  6. Udit Mahajan says:

    February 14, 2013

    There is a problem with editor scrolling though.

    When you scroll in extremes it starts switching editors.. So when I scroll top, and the editor has already reached the first line and if I continue scrolling it will go to previous tab. The same happens when I scroll down, it will switch to next tab.

    Is this an intended behaviour? or a bug?

  7. Dan says:

    February 15, 2013

    Finally!
    – Completion to override/implement Java methods

    What about about support for the latest Lint rules from Android Tools?
    And improvements to LogCat, so we can filter the messages by package name, for example.
    Any chance we will see this in 12.1?

  8. Innocent Bystander says:

    February 15, 2013

    “Enhanced integration with Git”
    Thanks, this is welcome. In 12.0.3 (and 4) Git integration is confusing (in functionality and in terminilogy). The related documentation is outdated or incorrect. There is no way some one new to IntelliJ IDEA and Git could set up a working Git integration.

    Fortunately I had learnt the Git command line tool before. This tool helped me to complete/correct the missing parts IJ Idea 12.0.3 failed to complete.

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