Author Archives: Trisha Gee

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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Java Annotated Monthly – May 2018

It’s only my (Trisha Gee’s) second month back at the helm of Annotated Monthly, and I’m using the opportunity to link to some of the backlog of articles I amassed while I was away. This month’s is a bumper edition, … Continue reading

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Spring and Spring Boot in IntelliJ IDEA 2018.1

IntelliJ IDEA 2018.1 comes, as usual, with a lot of features to support developers who use Spring and Spring Boot. We also now have an OpenAPI for Spring Boot, which allows third party plugins to re-use, integrate with or extend the … Continue reading

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Webinar: IntelliJ IDEA and Java 10

Yesterday we ran a live webinar on Java 10 features and how to use them, particularly in IntelliJ IDEA (of course).  The recording is now available for you to view. During this webinar we look at: The major changes in … Continue reading

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