Tag Archives: Debugger

Debugger: Filtering Arrays & Collections in IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2

As usual, the newest version of IntelliJ IDEA contains updates to help you debug applications.  Given that we are working more and more with large data sets, IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2 has added the ability to filter arrays and collections in … Continue reading

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IntellIJ IDEA 2017.2 EAP: Filtering Arrays and Collections in Debugger, Module Dependency Diagram for Java 9, and More

Last month we introduced Java Stream Debugger, a plugin that adds visualizatoion of Java Stream operations to IntelliJ IDEA debugger. Today, we’re taking debugger improvements one step further with this feature: filtering arrays and collections. It will be a part … Continue reading

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IntellIJ IDEA 2017.1 EAP: Async Smart Step Into and Faster Git File History

Last week we published EAP of the upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 2017.1 that included initial support for async stacktraces. Today, along with a fresh EAP build, we’re happy to introduce another improvement aimed at making debugging asynchronous code easier: step into that supports lambda expressions … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 2017.1 EAP Extends Debugger with Async Stacktraces

Following the reactive programming trend, our code is getting more asynchronous. Earlier Java 8 introduced CompletableFuture (adopted from Guava’s ListenableFuture). Akka, Ratpack, Reactor, RxJava, Vert.x and other libraries implement Reactive Streams, Scala offers Future, Kotlin is adding Coroutines, and finally, Java 9 is about to bring us the … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 2016.3 EAP: SF, Fira Code, Debugger Improvements and More

Time flies! Last week we started IntelliJ IDEA 2016.3 EAP and today we have a new EAP build to share with you. Among bugfixes, the build brings a couple of notable changes. First of all, the OS X users will notice, that the default font of the UI (Settings→ … Continue reading

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JVM Debugger Memory View for IntelliJ IDEA

Every day we try to find new ways to improve developer experience with IntelliJ IDEA. It may be a bugfix, a performance improvement, or a new feature (usually in this order). Today we’d like to introduce a new plugin called JVM Debugger Memory … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 16 EAP Improves Debugger and Adds Git Worktree Support

Great news, everyone! A fresh weekly IntelliJ IDEA 16 EAP is out and ready, packed with bugfixes and new features as usual. The noticeable changes affect the debugger, VCS integrations, and user interface. Debugger Now when debugging a Java application, you can use Groovy expressions with Evaluate … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 15 EAP Improves Debugger and Git Support

To make the upcoming major release feature-rich, we keep adding new features almost every week. Force Early Return in Java Debugger The Java debugger in the new EAP build got a new action called Force Early Return. Now you can force … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 14 EAP 138.1980.1 is Out

If you haven’t yet developed an addiction to the new features in IntellIJ IDEA 14 EAP, there’s still a chance you will—with more goodies brought by the fresh EAP build we just released today. The first thing you’ll notice when … Continue reading

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Improved Expression Evaluation in IntelliJ IDEA 14

If you ever tried IntelliJ IDEA debugger (which I’m sure you did), you know how important it is to be able to evaluate an expression quickly, without using the Watches or Variables tab. That’s why the Evaluate Expression (Alt + F8) is … Continue reading

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