Author Archives: Maria Khalusova

Type Renderers

While developing any application, you most probably debug it, and I bet my bottom dollar, making this process a little bit easier and faster would not be out of place.In this post, I’d like to tell you about one of … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 7.0.3: Maven Integration Improvements

Each new IntelliJ IDEA version brings lots of different enhancements. Maven integration is not exception to the rule, and I’d like to draw your attention to some Maven integration improvements in IntelliJ IDEA version 7.0.3, that I personally consider worth … Continue reading

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Opening Maven Projects is Easy as Pie

Maven integration in a Java IDE might not be a surprise for you, but let me show you just one thing, that makes IntelliJ IDEA Maven support prominent and noteworthy. If you have any Maven project, you do not need … Continue reading

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Enterprise Plugin Repository

It is sometimes the case, you can create plugins you want to preserve for internal use only. With IntelliJ IDEA you can maintain your own enterprise repository to share your plugins with team members solely. To create a repository, we … Continue reading

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External Annotations

If you had worked with IntelliJ IDEA for a while, you’re most likely aware of @Nullable, @NotNull annotations which allow you to formally specify method contracts and validate whether these contracts are met, and @NonNls annotation which is helpful when … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA: Dependency Analysis with DSM

DSM stands for Dependency Structure Matrix – a method for exploring dependencies between program parts (modules, classes, etc.), and provides a compact matrix representation of a project. It helps you visualize the dependencies between the parts of a project and … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA: The Jolt Finalist

Once again we’re happy to let you know that our productivity-focused IDE for Java Developers, IntelliJ IDEA has been listed as a 18th Annual Jolt Product Excellence Award finalist, in two categories: Web Development Tools and Development Environments. We hope … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 6.0: Code Coverage

In forthcoming IntelliJ IDEA 6.0 release a new tool will be available. It aims to measure the code coverage for your unit tests or tests written as simple applications with the main() method. Continue reading

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