Plugin Developers Appreciation Day
plugin (also plug-in) /ˈplʌɡ.ɪn/ a small computer program that makes a larger one work faster or be able to do more things Cambridge Dictionary Also called add-ons, extensions, or widgets, plugins extend an application’s core functionality. Plugins are essential to the development community and the ecosystem, and the JetBrains community is no exception. At JetBrains, we’re always flattered
Log4j Vulnerability and Third-party Plugins on JetBrains Marketplace
In the wake of the Remote Code Execution CVE-2021-44228 vulnerability in the popular Java logging library log4j, we have been checking third-party plugins distributed via JetBrains Marketplace. Because of how many IntelliJ-based plugins there are, we initially used API Watcher to check what plugins and which of their exact versions used anything from log4j. We have temporarily hidden all plugin
Tips for writing a guest post
Here are some tips for writing guest posts on JetBrains blogs as a part of a marketing program for plugin vendors.
Revamping Plugins #3 – Migrating from DevKit to the Gradle build system
The Revamping Plugins series is about sharing the experience of updating outdated plugins to align with the latest IntelliJ Platform SDK guidelines. We hope this series will help you better understand how this is done and the tools JetBrains provides to simplify the process. The IntelliJ Platform allows creating plugins and themes that extend the base functionalities of IntelliJ-based IDEs in m
Busy Plugin Developers Newsletter – Fall 2021
Read this blog post to discover what has come to JetBrains Marketplace this Fall!
Learn plugin development concepts and see how to build a simple version of eCSStractor plugin.
Live Webinar: Building Themes for IntelliJ-based IDEs
Join us for a live webinar on November 22 at 17:00 CET / 16:00 UTC / 11:00 EST. We will air a new episode of the Busy Plugin Developers series that will mainly focus on customizing JetBrains IDEs by building theme plugins. We will be covering: Ways to customize your IDE interface with a theme pluginThe steps required to create a themeThe tools used to create IDE themesThe process of publ
Themes in IntelliJ-based IDEs
IntelliJ Light and Darcula are well-known UI themes provided by default within IntelliJ-based IDEs. Some users like to stick with the preselected bright interface, while others prefer the Light-on-dark color scheme. However, many developers like to express their individuality by selecting from a wide variety of themes provided within the Themes category in JetBrains Marketplace. The reason we choo
Live Webinar: Busy Plugin Developers. Episode 2
Join our webinar on Monday, September 27, at 17:00 CEST / 15:00 UTC / 11:00 EST to learn about building plugins and publishing them on JetBrains Marketplace. In this new episode of the Busy Plugin Developers series, we’ll talk about the two important things any developer should do before uploading their plugin to Marketplace: Prepare high-quality content for the plugin page. Test the plugi
Learn some basic plugin development concepts and see how to build a plugin without writing any code.
Busy Plugin Developers Newsletter – Summer 2021
Check out the summary of the updates and features we introduced this summer.
Webinar Recording: Busy Plugin Developers – Episode 1
The recording of the latest episode of the "Busy Plugin Developers" webinar is now available on JetBrains TV. In this webinar, we covered a key plugin development tool – the Gradle IntelliJ Plugin. We explained the key features, the recent changes that we’ve introduced, and how the plugin signing mechanism works in JetBrains Marketplace. We also featured a special guest from VirtusLab, Paweł