An Interview With Sven Reinck, XSD / WSDL Visualizer Plugin Author
Today we are speaking with Sven Reinck, author of the XSD / WSDL Visualizer Plugin that allows visualizing XML files without leaving your IntelliJ-based IDE. Welcome to the JetBrains Platform Blog, Sven! Before we discuss the plugin, would you tell us a bit about yourself and your background? I learned to program when I was six years old, so it was a natural progression for me to go on to study computer science. My favorite programming language is Java, and I am starting to use Kotlin more and more. In 2019, I founded my own software startup FLUXparticle. My flagship product is the
Live Webinar: Building Extensions for Rider and ReSharper
In the 5th episode of the Busy Plugin Developers series, Matthias Koch, a Developer Advocate for .NET, will share how to extend the core functionality of JetBrains .NET IDEs with plugins.
Busy Plugin Developers Newsletter – Summer 2022
Read this Newsletter to learn about the latest JetBrains Marketplace news and plugin development tooling updates.
IntelliJ Project Migrates to Java 17
The source code of the IntelliJ project was recently migrated to Java 17. We still have some modules compiled to be compatible with older Java versions so we can support running users’ projects under these versions. However, most of the platform and plugin modules now use Java 17, and the upcoming 2022.3 versions of all IntelliJ-based IDEs will require Java 17 to start. What does this mean for you? If you develop a plugin, you can use new language features and APIs from Java 17, but only if the since-build attribute in plugin.xml is set to 223. If your plugin distribution needs to run o
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 distributing your plugin, you can choose from a variety of business models. For example, you can make it free, sell it via JetBrains Marketplace, or use your own website with licensing and sales processin
Webinar Recording: Extending IntelliJ-Based IDEs at Runtime
The fourth episode of the Busy Plugin Developers series is available on JetBrains TV. In this webinar, our guest speaker Dmitry Kandalov demonstrates how to add IDE features at runtime with the help of LivePlugin. If you prefer reading over watching, here’s a quick summary. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgGg-IwUQYM Extendending IDEs without implementing a plugin In some cases, if you need IDE functionality that is specific to your project domain, conventions, or practices, you don’t necessarily need to go through all of the steps of building and releasing a “full” plugin. There a
Guest Post: 5 Things You Should Know Before Coding an IntelliJ Platform Plugin
This is a guest blog post by Jules Faucherre, Software Engineer at Ponicode.
Check out the last part of the tutorial on building plugins for WebStorm and see how to build an advanced integration for Stimulus.
Plugin Developers Appreciation Day
We celebrated our first Plugin Developers Day and congratulated all those involved in building plugins for JetBrains products.
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 many ways, such as adding language support, enhancing the build system and debugger, or simply changing the user interface. Initially, it was possible to create such plugins using the JetBrains Proj
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 publishing a theme plugin to JetBrains Marketplace Additionally, we will share information about the latest Marketplace updates and discuss the changes we’ve introduced to improve the plugin vendor exp