Category Archives: New Features

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

Posted in New Features | Tagged , | Leave a comment

IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.2 EAP Has Started

Now that IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.1 is out, it’s time to start v2018.2.2 EAP! Here’s a list of the most noteworthy changes that you’ll find in the EAP build: Fixed a couple of performance issues related to VCS (file scanning) A number of fixes … Continue reading

Posted in EAP Releases, New Features | Tagged , | 2 Comments

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).

Posted in New Features | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in New Features | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in New Features | Tagged , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in New Features | Tagged , | Leave a comment

What’s New in IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 EAP 4?

How about downloading a brand new IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 EAP build? We’ve just released another fresh EAP build for you! Let’s take a closer look at what’s inside. Project Configuration A while ago we added an option that allows you … Continue reading

Posted in EAP Releases, New Features | Tagged | 8 Comments

IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 Early Access Program is open!

Today we are excited to announce the start of the IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 Early Access Program! Here are just a few reasons to download the first EAP build: the MacBook Touch Bar support, improvements in the Gradle support, new icons, … Continue reading

Posted in EAP Releases, New Features | Tagged , | 50 Comments

Advanced Support for Java 9 Modules in IntelliJ IDEA 2018.1

Since Java 9 was released, many conferences have hosted discussions around its new features and use cases. Out team couldn’t miss this opportunity to collect valuable community feedback on what Java 9 brings us. This feedback has inspired us to … Continue reading

Posted in New Features | Tagged , | 1 Comment

What’s Groovy about IntelliJ IDEA 2018.1?

IntelliJ IDEA 2018.1 is coming! With dozens of incredible new features and improvements added already; it’s time to put the icing on the cake and tell you about our enhanced support for Groovy, read on! First of all, the ability … Continue reading

Posted in New Features | Tagged , | Leave a comment