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Easy XML Schema Configuration in IntelliJ IDEA 12 Leda

Working on an XML document, for having additional code assistance such as error highlighting or completion, you need to specify an XML schema (e.g. XSD or DTD). In the previous versions of IntelliJ IDEA, you had to work with Schemas … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 11 RC2: It’s Getting Faster All the Time

We’ve just uploaded IntelliJ IDEA 11 Release Candidate 2 for you to try. Download it now and check the changelist if you are interested. Also, some numbers for the curious minds. Last year, just before version 10 release, we had … Continue reading

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New in 10.5: Spring Roo console

Latest IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 EAPs introduce a dedicated console view for a popular Spring Roo tool. It allows you to run Roo commands using the standard IntelliJ IDEA code completion and documentation features. You can see any modifications made by … Continue reading

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Faster XML coding with new completion features

How often do you write XML configurations like that above? How many keystrokes does it take? This one is written in just moments, with the help of the new completion features coming in IntelliJ IDEA 10. First of all, the … Continue reading

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Tracking Changelist Conflicts in Maia

Working on more than one task at once, you may run in some problems with your changes. Say, you have changed some files in a changelist, then switched to another changelist and made a massive refactoring. Oops! Some files in … Continue reading

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Servlet 3.0 (JSR 315) support in Maia

Maia supports Servlet 3.0 specification (JSR 315). You can now create a Web application without a web.xml descriptor: Now, configure your servlets and filters with @WebServlet and @WebFilter annotations: Everything is recognized by IntelliJ IDEA, as well as Web fragment … Continue reading

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Task & Context Management in Maia

You can bond your JIRA account and IntelliJ IDEA together via Project Settings dialog, Tasks, Servers panel, then activate a task via Tasks, Activate Task menu. It cleans your workspace, creates a change list, and optionally loads a stacktrace into … Continue reading

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