Tag Archives: Productivity

IntelliJ IDEA Productivity Tips. Part 1

People unfamiliar with IntelliJ IDEA keep always asking me, why it’s better than other products. Today we have decided to make a short overview of some very basic features, that let developers be more productive every day. In this episode … Continue reading

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Creating live templates from… templates

Sometimes I find myself writing repetitive code constructs without being able to extract common code due to Java syntax hmm… let’s call them peculiarities. ‘Sounds like a job for a live template’, I think, and I simply create it. Here’s … Continue reading

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Quick Lists to Group Your Favorite Actions

There’s a lot of useful actions in IntelliJ IDEA that don’t have shortcuts for many different reasons: they’re not used too often or there’s simply no more convenient key combinations left. For example, I often want to get access to … Continue reading

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Second Smart Completion for Array Elements

Do you use second smart completion feature? Did you know that it also can help you when you have an array and want an element of it? Just press Ctrl+Shift+Space two times when completing:

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Create a Class Really Quickly

To quickly create a new class I press Alt+Home and then Alt+Ins. And you?

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Quick Navigation to Project Structure

To change settings of a module that hosts the file you are currently editing, just press Alt+F1, 7 or open the View menu, select Select In and click Project Structure. IntelliJ IDEA will open the Project Structure dialog and jump … Continue reading

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