IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.5 Update is Available
We've just released IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.5. In addition to bugfixes, it brings the support for macOS Sierra. As usual, you can get this update either from our website, or via the Check for Updates command right your current IntelliJ IDEA installation, or you could try an alternative and use JetBrains Toolbox App, which has recently been made available as RC. This brand new way has the advant
IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.4 Update is Out
TGIF! The good news today (apart from that it's Friday) is that IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.4 is out. Inside you'll find a number of important bugfixes. Feel free to download and install the new version from scratch, or (if you’re running IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.3), apply the patch by clicking Check for Updates and then Download and Install. Enjoy your weekend!
IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.4 RC is Out
Good news! An IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.4 RC is out and ready to test. Among other bugfixes the build addresses IDEA-160416, an annoying keyboard issue on OS X. Give the build a try and share your feedback. If no serious problems found, the build will go GA. Develop with Pleasure!
IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.3 Update is Out
Great news! Welcome IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.3, a fresh bugfix update for IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2. Check out the release notes to see the list of available fixes. To update, either download and install the new version from scratch, or (if you're running IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.2), click Check for Updates and then Download and Install to apply the patch. Develop with Pleasure!
IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.2 Update is Out
Great news! IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.2, a new bugfix update, is available. Check out the release notes for the list of fixes. Please download the new version from our website or update by installing the patch from the IDE. To install the patch, click Check for Updates, and then Download and Install. Develop with Pleasure!
Webinar Recording: What’s New in IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 for Spring Developers
Last week a part of the IntelliJ team including Yann Cébron and myself had the pleasure of visiting the beautiful (and somewhat crazy) Las Vegas. No, we didn't play at the casinos. Instead, we saved ourselves from the heat (and our money from slot machines) by enjoying the SpringOne Platform conference and talking to our users. Also, with the help of Stéphane Nicoll we held a wonderful webinar aro
Webinar Recording: What’s New in IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2
Last week, we held a live webinar in which Trisha Gee gave an overview of the new features added in IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2. Thanks to those who joined us. If you couldn't make it, don't worry, you can watch it right now: https://youtu.be/Bjq-A4LCU9M In case you want to jump directly to a topic you're most interested in, here're a few links: JUnit 5 Debugger Changes Watches and Variables Merge
IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.1 Update Available
Just a month after the release, it's time for a fresh minor update. Please welcome IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.1, with important fixes made based on your feedback. To update, either download the new version from our website or, if you're running IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2, install the patch by clicking Check for Updates and then Download and Update. To learn more about IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2, read the corr
Using JUnit 5 in IntelliJ IDEA
One of the new features in IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 is support for the new JUnit 5 testing framework. Almost all Java developers will have used JUnit at some point, so it's pretty exciting to find the newest version has evolved with the times and provides a number of new features, some of which may be familiar to those who have used other frameworks. IntelliJ IDEA supports the ability to actually
What’s New in IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 for Spring Developers
If you’re a heavy user of Spring and IntelliJ IDEA, you'll find the IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 update very interesting. Besides many important bugfixes, the update adds support for Spring 4.3 and Spring Security 4.0 features and cache abstraction, improves support for Spring MVC, and further tunes performance. Before reading about this in more detail, make sure you've registered for our webinar dedicate
IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.1 EAP updates Kotlin support to 1.0.3
Great news! IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.1 is on the horizon. You're welcome to give its first EAP build a try. In addition to the usual dose of bugfixes, this EAP build updates the bundled Kotlin plugin version to 1.0.3. Here's a little more insight into what it brings you. If you've ever pasted Java code into a Kotlin file, you've probably noticed that IntelliJ IDEA offers to automatically convert it
Live Webinar: What’s New in IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2
We hope you've already tried IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 which we released earlier this week. Even if you haven't, we're offering a deeper insight into its new features Wednesday, July 27th, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT (New York) / 18:00 – 19:00 CEST (Berlin) (check other time zones) during a live webinar What's New in IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2, featuring Trisha Gee. In this webinar Trisha will give you an overvi
IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 is Here!
The last four months passed quickly, yet they were very productive. Today we give you IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2, our second update in the series of this year’s releases. As usual, it brings both useful new features and important fixes. Read on to learn what kept us busy and download the update to try all of its new features without any further ado. (more…)
IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 RC is Out
Time flies! The IDE update planned for this summer is now a matter of days. Today's good news is that we've published its first RC build. You're very welcome to download it and give a thorough try to all of its new features. We appreciate your feedback on bugs and other flaws you may find in the build. Report them without hesitation to our issue tracker. Develop with Pleasure!
IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 Public Preview
We're excited to announce that IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2, the next IDE update awaited this summer, is now available for public preview! To get all the details about its new features and to download the preview build, proceed to our website. Here's a list of most notable changes: Debugger The Watches and Variables views in the Debugger tool window have been merged together. VCS
IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 EAP Improves Log for Git and Mercurial
A fresh IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 EAP build is out and ready to test. Besides usual bugfixes it brings improvements to the Git/Mercurial Log viewer. The Log viewer now loads in the background on every change (a commit, fetch, rebase, etc). As a result, it's always ready when you open it. Also, we've reworked the way we show the loading progress. Now, when refreshing, there's a thin stripe shown u
IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 EAP: Case-Only Renames in Git, Ligatures, Background Images, and More
Today we've released a fresh IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 EAP build which, among other improvements, finally fixes a very annoying (and highly voted) issue with case-only renames in Git for Windows and OS X. We hope this will make your work simpler when it comes to committing case-only renames from IntelliJ IDEA. Later this week we'll also share the story behind this issue and how it was fixed, so if you'
IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 EAP 162.426.1 is Out
A fresh EAP build for IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 is out and, being a good EAP build that it is, has something new for you to try: General A new inspection that warns you when you instantiate new objects inside equals, hashCode, compareTo or Comparator.compare methods. This helps to avoid significant performance problems when, for example, objects of classes with such constructs are added to Set o
IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 EAP is Open
Great news, everyone: we’re opening IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 EAP, a preview of the next IDE update planned for this summer! Besides fixing issues, we’ve also stayed busy working on new features that we hope you’ll like. New feature highlights include: General The installer for Windows now comes with our custom JDK build where we address some issues with focus and font rendering. D