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Java 9 and IntelliJ IDEA

Java 9 is released today, so let’s do a quick recap of the Java 9 support in IntelliJ IDEA, and have a peek at some of the upcoming features in IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3 for Java 9. Jigsaw & the JPMS The … Continue reading

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Java Annotated Monthly – August 2017

​Here in Europe we’re well into the vacation season. July and August are usually quiet, but at JetBrains we’ve been working hard on a number of 2017.2 releases, including IntelliJ IDEA and Upsource, so this month’s Java Annotated includes links … Continue reading

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Support for Java 9 in IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2

As Java 9 continues to evolve, so does IntelliJ IDEA’s support for it. This screencast shows the new features to support Java 9 development in the upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2 release.   In the rest of this blog post we’ll break down … Continue reading

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Java Annotated Monthly – July 2017

The start of June brought the disappointing news that we’d have to wait longer for Java 9, so July and August news won’t be all about the big release.  However, there’s still plenty of Java 9 news, the usual handful of … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2 EAP, with Smarter Control Flow Analysis

Earlier we mentioned that IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2 EAP features improved control flow analysis that infers the contracts of certain methods of String, Array, Collection and Map classes. With today’s EAP build, this analysis becomes even smarter. If that sounds like … Continue reading

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Java Annotated Monthly – May 2017

After a few, blissful, drama-free issues, this month we look into the tension between the community and the Stewards of Java (again), this time the topic is Modularity.  Feedback from the community is always a Good Thing to help improve … Continue reading

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Java Annotated Monthly – April 2017

We’re drawing closer to the release of Java 9, so expect to see more and more Java 9 news as we get nearer to July.  We should start to hear more too about what’s coming after Java 9, so now we … Continue reading

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Support for Java 9 Modules in IntelliJ IDEA 2017.1

IntelliJ IDEA 2017.1 brings support for Java 9’s new modularity (Project Jigsaw). In this latest version, support includes code completion in the module-info.java file, and quick fixes for adding modules to your project. Let’s take a look at a basic example of a modular project. To … Continue reading

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Java Annotated Monthly – March 2017

We’ve taken on board suggestions from last month’s experiment and this month we’re trying to please everyone – what could possibly go wrong? February is a short month so you might expect a shortage of news, but far from it!  It’s … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 2016.3.1 is Out

If you haven’t tried the new and shiny IntelliJ IDEA 2016.3 yet, there’s a good reason to do it right now. Welcome IntelliJ IDEA 2016.3.1, an update that brings lots of important bugfixes. One of the most notable changes in this build is the … Continue reading

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