IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 EAP
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 Release Candidate Is Out!
The IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 RC is available! The major release is coming soon, so now is the perfect time to give the new features a try. Download the latest build from our website or via the Toolbox App, upgrade to it from inside the IDE, or use snaps for Ubuntu. To use this build you need to have an active subscription to IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate. Don’t wait to familiarize yourself with the exciting new features 2021.2 will bring. You can start with project-wide analysis, which detects errors in your entire Java project. You can also try out the new actions that the IDE can perform upon
Docker and Kubernetes Updates in IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2
Apart from other helpful features we’ve described over the EAP period, IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 contains some useful updates for Kubernetes and Docker. You can test them now by getting the latest build from our website, the free Toolbox App, or snaps for Ubuntu. The following feature overview will help you browse through numerous changes. Docker Compose Services synchronization Previously your IDE displayed only running services in the Services tool window. Starting with this EAP, you can make all of your Docker Compose applications appear there, even if they are not running. To displa
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 Beta 2 Is Available
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 Beta 2 is out! The latest build is available from our website, the free Toolbox App, or via snaps for Ubuntu. While we are putting the finishing touches on the product before the major release, you can watch a video highlighting the new features and improvements the upcoming version will bring. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBhz-8fZN9A If you want to read about these and other changes, you can refer to our series of blog posts tagged with IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2. You still have time to share your feedback or report bugs to our issue tracker. We appreciate your he
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 Goes Beta!
The Beta version of IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 is going live! You can download the Beta build from our website, get it from the free Toolbox App, or update using snaps for Ubuntu. This build includes all the changes we introduced earlier in our recent EAP blog posts. It also delivers a highly-anticipated update: Async Profiler now works for users of Macs with M1 chips! Try it out! We’ll spend the next few weeks polishing the would-be release version, which means there is still time to report any bugs you find to our issue tracker and give us feedback on these updates. Here are the key f
IntelliJ IDEA EAP 6: Automatic Migration From Java EE to Jakarta EE, Shared Indexes for Spring Boot Projects, and More
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 EAP 6 is now available! You can get the new build from our website, through the free Toolbox App, or as a snap (for Ubuntu). In this final EAP before Beta, we have focused on some framework-specific updates. These include a new refactoring to simplify and speed up the migration of Java EE usages to Jakarta EE, automatic download of shared indexes for new Spring Boot projects, microservices diagrams, and more. This build also conveniently groups on-save actions in one place and offers a reworked structure view for diagrams. Let’s learn more about the new features.
IntelliJ IDEA EAP 5: GPG Signature, Space Integration Updates, and More
It’s been over a month since we started highlighting the new features that IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 will contain. This week, our EAP comes with support for GPG signatures, UI updates for the VCS, Space integration improvements, and more. To test out the changes in EAP 5, you can get the new build from our website, through the free Toolbox App, or as a snap (for Ubuntu). Let’s dive in and explain in detail what we’re introducing in this week’s version. VCS GPG signature It is now possible to enable Git commit signing with GPG via Preferences/Settings | Version Control | Git. If it is
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 EAP 4: Project-Wide Analysis, New Java Inspections, and More
Week four of IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 EAP starts now! As usual, it brings a new build with new features and helpful fixes. You can get it from our website, the free Toolbox App, or as a snap (for Ubuntu). You can test out our new project-wide analysis – a feature that is highly anticipated by the developer community. There are also some nice new Java and Kotlin inspections and intention actions we have introduced in the EAP. Before we begin, please note that starting with this EAP, you can join the program in IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate only if you have an active JetBrains account. If you have al
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 EAP 3: Async Profiler 2.0, Notifications from the Toolbox App, and More
It is time for the third EAP for IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2! You can get the fresh build from our website, the free Toolbox App, or via snaps for Ubuntu users. This EAP introduces support for Async profiler 2.0, update notifications from the Toolbox App, preview tab in the debugger, and more. Let's take a look at what is inside. User Experience Update notifications from the Toolbox App Now you won’t miss any critical product updates from the Toolbox App. Your IDE will inform you if there is a new version available for download and offer to upgrade to it right from IntelliJ IDEA. You’l
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 EAP 2: Fast Access to Eclipse Projects, Package Search Integration, and More
Today we start week two of the IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 EAP. The new build is already available from our website, the free Toolbox App, or via snaps for Ubuntu users. This EAP build brings quick access to Eclipse projects, Async Profiler for Windows users, a bundled Package Search plugin, changes to pre-commit checks, helpful UI changes, and much more. Let’s examine the new features in more detail. User Experience Quick access to Eclipse projects If you have Eclipse projects stored locally on your machine, IntelliJ IDEA can now detect them automatically. To try this feature out o
IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 EAP Is Open!
Welcome to our second Early Access Program this year! It will offer a glimpse of the new features that will be included in the upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2, in addition to introducing useful quality improvements. The first EAP version is now available, offering automatic browser page reload when you save changes in the IDE, Ktor integration, WSL 2 and Run Targets for Kotlin, correct code highlighting when file system refresh is running, Java updates, and more. Join the program to test these and other updates and share your feedback with us. You can download the EAP build from our we