Busy Plugin Developers Newsletter – Spring 2022
It has been a while since the release of our most recent issue of the Busy Plugin Developers Newsletter, which means we’ve got a lot of work to do in this edition to fill you in on the major developments in plugin tooling and the latest news about JetBrains Marketplace. Marketplace news: ⭐️ Better visibility for freemium plugins on JetBrains Marketplace When it comes to dist
Removing log4j from the IntelliJ Platform
As you no doubt know, several major vulnerabilities have been recently discovered in the version 2 of the log4j library. As we have previously announced, the IDEs based on the IntelliJ Platform are not affected by this vulnerability, because they use a patched version of log4j 1.2 with all network-related code removed. Versions 1 and 2 of the log4j library are two completely different codebases wi
Plugin Developers Appreciation Day
We celebrated our first Plugin Developers Day and congratulated all those involved in building plugins for JetBrains products.
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
Busy Plugin Developers Newsletter – Fall 2021
Read this blog post to discover what has come to JetBrains Marketplace this Fall!
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
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
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
Edu Courses on JetBrains Marketplace
Check out our educational courses on Jetbrains Marketplace! Whether you're interested in learning Python, Kotlin, Scala, or Rust, our courses have got you covered.
New Feature: Community Offers on Marketplace
At JetBrains, we are committed to giving back to the community by providing free and discounted product licenses to students, classrooms, open source projects, startups and some other groups and individuals. This feature is finally available for paid plugin vendors on JetBrains Marketplace out of the box.
The Busy Plugin Developer’s Newsletter – Spring 2021
IntelliJ Platform Explorer IntelliJ Platform Explorer is a web application introduced at the end of 2020 with the Get to the Extension Point blog post. This tool was created as part of JetBrains Marketplace and can be found in the Resources header menu. This tool presents a list of all the open-source IntelliJ Platform plugins hosted on GitHub. It provides information about the plugin itself and u