IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.8 is released!
We have just released an important update for IntelliJ IDEA v2018.2! If you are still on v2018.2, then please update to this latest version: IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.8. This update comes with important performance and stability fixes along with fixes for Spring Boot, Tomcat, Gradle, and more! (more…)
IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.5 is released!
The new IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.5 bug-fix update is ready for you to download. This minor update includes a series of bug fixes and improvements: (more…)
IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.4 Update is Out!
A new bug-fix update IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.4, is now available for download. Feel free to download the update from our website, or by using the Toolbox App or you can update by installing the patch from the IDE. This update fixes dozens of issues, and as usual, you can refer to the release notes for the full list of changes. In this post, we’ll just mention the most notable fixes we’ve made. (mo
IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.3 is here!
IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.3 is now released! Download the third bug-fix update for v2018.2 from our website or install it with ToolBox App. This minor update comes with various bug-fixes and some improvements worth noting too: (more…)
IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.3 EAP is here!
Today we are ready to start IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.3 EAP. You can grab it from either the confluence website or ToolBox App. This update brings improvements for the VCS support. Now the built-in SSH doesn’t fail when Git protocol version 2 is enabled. (more…)
IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.2 is released!
Please welcome the next minor update: IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.2. You can download it from our website, or update via Toolbox App. This fresh update has important improvements in a number of areas. We’ve fixed the regression, and now the IDE recognizes an IntelliJ IDEA project on checkout project from Git. With this update, we’ve also added support for ClickHouse - an open-source analytic DBM
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 made it into recent releases. Firstly it's worth mentioning that importing Gradle projects is now significantly faster in IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2. Now that good news is out of t
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 around Java coding assistance (inspections, quick-fixes, refactoring, etc) Database tools now support ClickHouse out of the box Other areas of
IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.1 Update Available
Hooray! If you haven’t yet updated your IntelliJ IDEA to v2018.2 (release a couple of weeks ago), there’s no excuse to wait any longer. Why? Because we've just released IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.1. This fresh update brings important bugfixes and improves performance in a number of areas. Here’s a quick list of the most important changes: Fixed poor performance of VCS repository detection (r
IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2: MacBook Touch Bar, Java 11, Breakpoint Intentions, Spring Boot, Version Control, and More
Today’s the day! Please welcome a new major update – IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2! It’s packed full with exciting new features and ready for you to download! Read this post for a brief summary of the main highlights, don’t forget to check out the What’s New page for more details and screenshots. (more…)
IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 RC2 is here!
Time is flying by, we are already just a few steps away from the release of IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2! The second Release Candidate of IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 is out! And as usual, you can download it from the website, update via Toolbox App, or use patches for the in-product update if you’re using the previous RC build. Just a quick heads up! This build requires an active subscription to IntelliJ IDEA
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). (more…)
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. (more…)
IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 Release Candidate is here!
We are getting closer and closer to the release date, and we’re happy to announce that the first release candidate for the upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 is ready to download! IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 RC comes with loads of small yet very useful Spring Integration 5.x improvements. We’ve added support for the Spring Integration annotations such as: @BridgeFrom and @BridgeTo annotations, along with s
IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 Beta 2 is available!
As we race towards the finish line, IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 is being made more and more stable. It’s the perfect time to try out IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 Beta 2. This last week we were mostly working on improvements for the recently added features. You can take a look at the latest changes in our release notes. (more…)
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 updates to inspections and intentions. (more…)
IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 Goes Beta
IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 Beta is ready for download! It’s the perfect time to try out all the new features in the upcoming v2018.2: MacBook Touch Bar support, Java 11 support, breakpoint intentions, Spring Boot enhancement, VCS improvements, and more. (more…)
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 checks have been performed against a parameter, pressing Ctrl+Shift+P twice shows us which types this value may be: If we do this with an Optional value, we can
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 the var keyword for variables inside methods, now Java 11 lets us use this in lambda expressions: BiConsumer<Processor, String> consumer = (var x, var y) -> x.process(y); At first
IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 EAP 6: Docker Improvements and more
Another week, another IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 EAP build! Download and give this new EAP build a thorough try. Docker improvements We’ve made several improvements in the upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 with the Docker integration. Now you can specify the base directory for executing a Docker build command for a dockerfile. We’ve just added a new "Context folder" field in the Docker run configurati