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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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IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 EAP: Case-Only Renames in Git, Ligatures, Background Images, and More

Today we’ve released a fresh IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2 EAP build which, among other improvements, finally fixes a very annoying (and highly voted) issue with case-only renames in Git for Windows and OS X. We hope this will make your work simpler when it comes … Continue reading

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IntelliJ IDEA 15 EAP Introduces New UI for Testing

If you’ve already given a shot to a recent IntelliJ IDEA 15 EAP build, you might have noticed changes in the UI for running tests. Today, as we’ve released a new EAP build with even more bugfixes and enhancements, the new UI … 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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IntelliJ IDEA 14 EAP 138.1696.2 is Out

Great news for all participants of IntelliJ IDEA 14 EAP: a new EAP build is already here and, as always, packed with lots of bugfixes and enhancements. One notable change of this build is the redesigned Project Structure dialog. It’s got a … Continue reading

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Custom code folding regions in IntelliJ IDEA 11.1

This is a cross-post from WebStorm & PhpStorm blog, originally posted by Rustam Vishnyakov. This long-awaited feature gives you a possibility to define your own code-folding regions with special line comments.

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Want more effective IntelliJ IDEA screen estate?

Have you noticed a small new button in the bottom left corner of IntelliJ IDEA window since version 10.5? It lets you have more space in the main frame and give more prominence to the editor by hiding the tool … Continue reading

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A Few Little UI Tricks

Here are some new UI-related tricks which you may find useful: 1. Docked Navigation Bar (View | Navigation Bar) now shows Run/Debug controls if the toolbar is switched off. 2. You may also switch off Tool Buttons (View | Tool … Continue reading

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On-demand Tooltip for Values in Debugger

In Maia you can quickly look up a value in a debugger session by hovering your mouse over it (which is very handy for text values, for example): When you need to browse through a large tree of values, this … Continue reading

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More Flexible Toolwindow Layout in IntelliJ IDEA 8

A little-known new feature of IntelliJ IDEA 8.0 is that it allows you to have two docked toolwindows visible on each side of the screen. So you can, for example, view your changes and your TODO list at the same … Continue reading

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