IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1 is Out!
Today is a big day for us – IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1, our first release of the year, is available! Download it from our website or using the Toolbox App. You can also upgrade from inside the IDE or use snaps if you are an Ubuntu user. This version has solved some troubling issues and introduced many new features. You can now work with your Java projects in WSL 2, use integrated Space, arrange video calls for collaborative development with Code With Me right from the IDE, and run code on SSH hosts and in Docker containers. We’ve also added basic support for Java 16, some useful new inspectio
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1 Beta 4 is Available
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1 Beta 4 is ready for download! You can get the latest build from our website or via the Toolbox App, upgrade to Beta 4 from inside the IDE, or use snaps if you’re an Ubuntu user. It is the final week before the release candidate will be delivered, meaning you have the last chance to test fixed issues, report bugs, and get familiar with what’s new. Last week we shared some information on the updates that v2021.1 would bring for those who work with Docker and Kubernetes in IntelliJ IDEA. If you haven’t checked out the post yet, now is the perfect time. Don’t hesitate to test
Docker and Kubernetes Updates in IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1 brings some handy updates for Kubernetes and Docker. In this blog post, we’ll describe them in detail. Kubernetes Quickly delete resources You can now delete all the cluster resources in the current context right from the editor – just click the Run icon in the gutter and select Delete. Support for Kustomize 3.7.0 components We’ve added support for the new Kustomize 3.7.0 components. You can choose this new option in the Kustomize version drop-down list in Settings/Preference | Languages & Frameworks | Kubernetes. Support for kind: List If you want to work with
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1 Beta 3 Is Available!
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1 Beta 3 is out! We encourage you to download the latest build from our website or via the Toolbox app. You can also upgrade to Beta 3 from inside the IDE or use snaps if you’re an Ubuntu user. While we are ticking the remaining boxes on our pre-release checklist, you still have time to test the new features and fixes. Before the release goes live, we hope to collect as much feedback as possible. So, please try out our key updates, like Space integration, WSL 2 support, collaborative development with Code With Me, and Run Targets, and tell us what you think. Do these featur
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1 Beta 2 Is Available
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1 Beta 2 is out and ready to be downloaded. You can update to it from inside the IDE, or get it from our website or via the Toolbox app. The release is approaching fast, so don’t miss this opportunity to test the new features and fixes. Before diving in, you might want to browse through our previous EAP blogs. As usual, for those who want to see the complete list of what’s been added, improved, or fixed, we invite you to check out the release notes. Also, you still have time to create a ticket in our issue tracker if there’s anything we can do to make your IDE experience fa
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1 Goes Beta!
We’ve got great news to share with you today! After almost five weeks of the EAP, the Beta version of IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1 is now available! Major fixes and new features have been implemented, and we are now putting the finishing touches on the IDE for its release in mid-March. You can download the Beta build from our website, get it from the free Toolbox App, or update using snaps if you’re an Ubuntu user. Here is a short summary of the main updates in v2021.1: Support for Java 16. Ability to open Maven and Gradle stored in WSL 2 and work with them in the WSL 2 environment. Please not
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1 EAP 5: WSL 2 Support for Maven and Gradle, Support for JSON Path, and More
Week five of the EAP brings us to the final v2021.1 build before we introduce the release preview. In this build, you can test WSL 2 support for Maven and Gradle projects, SSL support in the HTTP client and its UI updates, a possibility to query JSONPath, and more. To try out all the updates, you can download the latest build from our website, get it from the Toolbox App, or update using snaps if you’re an Ubuntu user. Here are the most significant updates for week five. WSL 2 support (part 2) If your Maven or Gradle projects are stored in WSL 2 (\\wsl$\<Linux distribution name>\<p
IntelliJ IDEA EAP 4: Adjustable Font Weight, Support for a Git Commit Template, and More
The EAP continues with a fourth build for IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1! You can download it from our website, get it from the free Toolbox App, or update using snaps if you’re an Ubuntu user. This time we’ve introduced the ability to adjust font weights, support for a Git commit template, faster highlighting of code problems in Kotlin, embedded shared indexes in IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition, and more. Without further ado, let’s move on to the most significant updates for week 4. Ready, steady, go! User Experience Adjustable font weight Choosing a font that works perfectly for long hours of coding
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1 EAP 3: Perforce Integration, New Java Inspections, and More
The third EAP build for IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1 is now available! It brings support for Perforce in IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition, new Java inspections, UI enhancements, as well as some other minor updates. You can download the new EAP build from our website, get it from the free Toolbox App, or update using snaps if you’re an Ubuntu user. Let’s take a look at some of the most important changes and fixes of week three. VCS Perforce integration The Perforce plugin is now fully compatible with IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition, and you can install it via Preferences/Settings | Plugins | Marketpl
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1 EAP 2: Quality Enhancements
The second week of the 2021.1 EAP brings UI changes and product-wide fixes. You can download the new EAP from our website, get it from the free Toolbox App, or update using snaps if you’re an Ubuntu user. Without further ado, let’s get started! Here the most notable updates for EAP 2: When you don’t get any search results in the Search Everywhere dialog, you can click the Find in Files link to open a dialog and continue your search using different scopes. [IDEA-256078 All other changes for this EAP build are in the release notes. We encourage you to join the Ear
Perforce Helix Core Plugin Goes Open Source
IntelliJ IDEA has plugins to support various Version Control Systems. Some, however, are only available in IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate, and until now, Perforce Helix Core integration was among them. Starting with 2021.1, the Perforce Helix Core plugin is open-source and compatible with IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition, though it is not bundled. The plugin can be installed from the marketplace: https://plugins.jetbrains.com/plugin/69-perforce-helix-core This plugin will continue to be bundled with IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate. The source code is available at https://github.com/JetBrains/intellij-plugins/tr
Run Targets: Run and Debug your App in the Desired Environment
It's becoming more and more common to run the applications you’re developing in Docker containers or on remote machines, rather than in your local environment. Wouldn’t it be handy to run, test, and debug applications remotely without leaving IntelliJ IDEA? Well, our new Run Targets feature makes this possible. Please note this is an initial version of Run Targets. We plan to make it better in future releases, so we would really appreciate your feedback on this feature. Terminology and workflow A target is a configured environment where the IDE will execute your code, for example, in a Docke