Category Archives: New Features

Refactoring: Extract Variable in IntelliJ IDEA

As a code base ages, new code is added, and the existing code is modified to meet the business requirements. This can often have a negative impact on the design and structure of the code. Developers may fear working with such … Continue reading

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Brighten up Your Day – Add Color to IntelliJ IDEA!

For a long time, IntelliJ IDEA came only in black and white, with developers advocating for customization tirelessly. Today we have exciting news for you: IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 will become more flexible than ever thanks to Custom Themes! Now you … Continue reading

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Java 12 and IntelliJ IDEA

With switch expressions, Java 12 is enhancing one of its basic language constructs – switch – to improve everyday coding experience for developers. Benefits are multi-fold. As compared to the ‘traditional’ switch constructs, switch expressions can return a value. The ability … Continue reading

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What’s new for Spring Boot in IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3

Spring Boot 2.1 Just released – the latest version of Spring Boot is already fully supported in your favorite IDE!

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Preview Raw String Literals in IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3

Our drive to develop has taken us into the fast lane, and just look at us go! Even though Java 11 has just come out, we’re already adding initial support for Java 12 in our upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3! Please … Continue reading

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Kotlin JPA and Spring Data

IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3 comes with better JPA and Spring Data support for Kotlin. The IDE can automatically inject JPQL into query strings, providing completion for entity names and parameters:

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Spring Boot Endpoints and Kotlin

In this latest post about Kotlin support in Spring plugins in IntelliJ IDEA, we’d like to point out that Spring Boot is also fully supported for Kotlin. When you run a Kotlin main function that starts a Spring Boot application, … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3: Helm support

Not so long ago, IntelliJ IDEA 2018.1 Ultimate Edition introduced some initial support for Kubernetes through the brand new Kubernetes plugin. The forthcoming IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3 takes it even further and now the Kubernetes plugin gets Helm support! In the … Continue reading

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Spring Kotlin References in @Value-annotation

Here is the new blog post on Kotlin and Spring support in IntelliJ IDEA. The Spring Framework supports reading values from different kinds of sources using the @Value annotation. Completion, reference navigation, and folding property names with their values is now … Continue reading

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Spring and Kotlin final classes

It’s time for the next topic in the series of blogs on using Spring Framework with Kotlin support in IntelliJ IDEA. Kotlin classes are final by default, but some Spring functionality requires classes to be open. For instance, @Configuration classes … Continue reading

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