Author Archives: Trisha Gee

Java Annotated Monthly – September 2018

Java 11 is due out this month, so you’d expect a lot of Java 11 news.  There is some, but the main noise in the community is not around the new language features, but about Oracle’s updated support model. This … Continue reading

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Gradle Improvements in IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2

In this post we’re going to look at new features in IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 for Gradle support, but since we’ve not talked about updates to Gradle support for a while, we’ll also mention some of the other Gradle features that … Continue reading

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Java Annotated Monthly – August 2018

July was a very quiet month, news-wise, so August is a leisurely perusal of the bits and bobs that are surfacing in the summer.

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Groovy Improvements in IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2

IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 comes with support for Groovy 2.5 features, and for the current draft of the Groovy 3.0 specification (note that Groovy 3.0 is in alpha and functionality may change in the future).

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Spring and Spring Boot Improvements in IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2

As usual, the latest version of IntelliJ IDEA comes with even better support for developers using the Spring framework.

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Java Annotated Monthly – July 2018

This month’s annotated monthly has a nice wide selection of reading for you to take to the beach, including chunky sections on Community and Culture, since it’s not always about lines of code.  Or, if you actually are going on vacation, … Continue reading

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Updated Inspections and Intentions in IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2

We’ve talked about a lot of the changes in IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 here in the blog, such as the improved data flow analysis and advanced contract annotations. In this post we’re going to look at pretty much all the other … Continue reading

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Improved Data Flow Analysis in IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2

IntelliJ IDEA gives warnings in the editor if it detects suspicious code based on an analysis of data flow.  In IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 we can now see information known about a particular symbol.  For example, if a number of instanceof … Continue reading

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Java 11 in IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2

The next version of Java is due out in September, and IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 is ready for it.  The main code feature in Java 11 is Local-Variable Syntax for Lambda Parameters – Java 10 gave us the ability to use … Continue reading

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Java Annotated Monthly – June 2018

No really big Java news this month, but plenty of good articles to help us to improve as developers and as team members.  There’s how-tos for Java 8, 9 and 10, some presentations from conferences earlier in the year, and … Continue reading

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