Monthly Archives: January 2018

The great module rename in the IntelliJ IDEA codebase

We’ve just pushed a major naming change to the IntelliJ codebase. For years, we hadn’t set or followed any naming conventions for modules in the IntelliJ IDEA source, and things had gotten into a total mess (for example, we had a variety of names such … Continue reading

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SVNKit library is removed from the platform

IntelliJ 2018.1 removes the support of svn integration via SVNKit. The library is also removed from the platform dependencies and is no longer available for plugins. Now a command-line svn client is the only way to integrate with svn and … Continue reading

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Plugin Downloads Statistics: recent changes

The Plugins Repository serves more than 200,000 downloads of plugins every 24 hours, which can easily double or triple during the major releases. It was starting to become quite a challenge for us to keep, process and display all the … Continue reading

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Plugin Downloads Statistics Discrepancies in January 2018: post-mortem

As some plugin developers and end-users noticed, there were some discrepancies in both total downloads counts and the detailed plugin downloads statistics available to plugin developers – there was an unusual spike of downloads at the beginning of January 2018. … Continue reading

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