Language Server Protocol for Plugin Developers
With the 2023.2 release cycle, IntelliJ-based IDEs now support the Language Server Protocol (LSP). Discover how this may improve the assistance for custom language-specific features and learn how to begin integrating LSP into a plugin for your IDE.
Introducing Polaris, a New In-IDE Code Search Tool for Plugin Developers
JetBrains introduces a public preview of the Polaris plugin for plugin developers – a code search tool embedded into IntelliJ IDEA.
An Interview With Mohammed Baig, NextSketch2 Plugin Author
Today, we are speaking with Mohammed Baig, developer of the NextSketch2 plugin, a visual diagramming tool integrated with JetBrains IDEs. Let’s get to know Mohammed! Can you tell us a bit about yourself? How did you get into programming, and what are you working on now? I first got starte…
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? …
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 2…
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.
Busy Plugin Developers Newsletter – Fall 2021
Read this blog post to discover what has come to JetBrains Marketplace this Fall!
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 sign…
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-sour…
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 …
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 t…