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
Revamping Plugins #2 – IDEA Feature Suggester
The Revamping Plugins series is about sharing the experience of updating outdated plugins to align with the latest IntelliJ Platform SDK guidelines.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 understand the process of doing this and the tools JetBrains provide to make it easier. Creating plugins for the IDE of your choice is not just about developing killer features to help others in their day-to-day work
Codota, AI, and Boosting Productivity
Today Dror Weiss, Codota CEO, joins us to talk about the Codota and Tabnine plugins for IntelliJ IDEA and other JetBrains IDEs.
Revamping Plugins #1 – .ignore
The IntelliJ Platform SDK changes dynamically, and each major release of JetBrains IDEs fixes bugs, adds new features, or introduces breaking changes in the SDK. Because of that, it’s essential to keep track of the Known Breaking Changes list in the IntelliJ Platform SDK Documentation. The plugins that we’re working on can sometimes become outdated, and to catch up with all the changes required to
The Busy Plugin Developer’s Newsletter – Fall 2020
IntelliJ Platform Plugin Template IntelliJ Platform Plugin Template, our GitHub-based repository, provides a pure boilerplate to make it easier to create a new plugin project. It delivers curated solutions for handling the changelog and supporting Kotlin and Java sources, and provides preconfigured GitHub Actions that take care of plugin quality and deployment. Learn more here: IntelliJ Platform P
An Interview With Scott McKinney, Author of the Manifold Plugin
Today we are speaking with Scott McKinny of Manifold Systems (firstname.lastname@example.org,) the author of the Manifold plugin for IntelliJ Platform-based IDEs. As a Java compiler plugin, Manifold adds new capabilities directly and seamlessly to the Java language such as type-safe metaprogramming, extension methods, operator overloading, and more. Welcome to the JetBrains Platform Blog, Scott. Before we
Plugin Signing in Marketplace
We have implemented a plugin-signing mechanism and are going to introduce it step by step.
One Year of Paid Plugins on the Marketplace
Just over a year ago, we announced the launch of paid plugins on the JetBrains Marketplace. Today we want to highlight some of the major updates we’ve made to paid plugin functionality on the Marketplace and in our IDEs during the first year of the Marketplace’s operation.