IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1
IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1.4 is released!
It’s been a while since we’ve released a bug-fix update for IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1, but today we are going to change all that and publish one – IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1.4. This new minor update for v2019.1 has lots of fixes, you’ll find various bug-fixes, performance improvements, fixed regressions, and more. (more…)
IntelliJ Themes Contest 2019. Winners announcement!
Today we are excited to announce the winners of the IntelliJ Themes Contest 2019, that were chosen by you - our incredible community! But firstly, we’d like to thank all of you who joined in with the contest either by submitting an awesome theme or by voting for the theme you liked the most. Thank you all for being a part of the IntelliJ Themes Contest 2019 - you’ve made this contest a success! Without further ado, please meet our winners… (more…)
IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1.2 is here!
IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1.2 a new bugfix update is available now. Please download the new version from our website, via the Toolbox App, or as a patch update. (more…)
Debug your Java applications in Docker using IntelliJ IDEA
The Docker integration enables you to build or pull Docker images and run Docker containers directly from IntelliJ IDEA. You can use special run configurations to run your application in a Docker container and see how it will behave in an environment identical to production. But what about debugging? Well, starting from version 2019.1 you can debug Java applications running in Docker containers directly from IntelliJ IDEA. (more…)
IntelliJ Themes Contest 2019: Add More Color to Your IDE!
We are thrilled to announce IntelliJ Themes Contest 2019! Create the community’s most-loved theme plugin for any IntelliJ-based IDEs: IntelliJ IDEA, PhpStorm, PyCharm, RubyMine, WebStorm, DataGrip, GoLand, CLion, Rider, or AppCode, and win a prize! IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 arrived last month with official support for color customization of the IDE appearance, which means it’s up to you to decide what your IDE looks like! You can customize the colors of most of its parts, from toolbars, windows, buttons and icons, to the background, the editor scheme, and much more. (more…)
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 code as it is difficult to understand, modify, or extend. As a developer, you can take redundancy and complexity out of your code, by refactoring it. Refactoring is the process of improving your source code without creating any new functionality. It helps you keep your code SOLID, DRY, and easy to maintain. Even though clean code bases and code refactoring is crucial (
IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 is released! Theme Customization, Java 12 Switch Expressions, Debug inside Docker containers, and more
We are excited to announce the first major update of this year - IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 is released! This massive update comes with an impressive list of new features and improvements, make sure to check them out on the What’s new page that we’ve prepared for you! This blogpost should give you a broad overview of the main new features that this update has to offer. (more…)
IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 Release Candidate is Out!
A Release Candidate of the upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 is available to download! Grab the newest build and share your feedback right now, as we plan to release v2019.1 next week. Please note that this build requires a license for IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate. (more…)
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 will have the power to design your own theme from scratch, and even better, we’ve made this incredibly easy to do! We’ve created a few brand new themes to get you started. Add more color to your IDE right away by downloading one of the following new themes and selecting it as your new Theme in the Appearance settings! Dark Purple theme (m
IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 Beta2 is out!
IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 Beta2 is now available! You can download IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 Beta 2 from the website, or update via our Toolbox App. Kubernetes Since we announced support for Kubernetes via the plugin a year ago, we’ve been extending it with almost every release, and 2019.1 is no exception. Read on for more details. (more…)
IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 hits Beta
The upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 goes Beta! To install IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 Beta, download it from the website, update from our Toolbox App, or use a patch update. The Beta builds are sufficiently stable compared to the EAP builds, but some issues may still occur. If they do for you, please report them to our issue tracker. Since the opening of IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 EAP, we’ve teased you with previews of the most notable changes to expect and this Beta stage seems to be a good time for an overview of some of the Java improvements that are coming your way in this next major version. Watch
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 to define multiple constants with a switch branch, and improved code semantics, makes it concise. By removing default fall-through switch branches, you are less likely to introduce a logical error in a switch expression. In this blog, we’ll cover the pain points of using existing switch statements, define switch express