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
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
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
Plugin Ideas – Now Available on JetBrains Marketplace
We’ve brought a brand new feature to JetBrains Marketplace – Plugin Ideas! It’s a place for sharing ideas for plugins and functionality missing from IntelliJ-based IDEs. If you like any of the ideas you can cast your vote on them to help them get the attention of plugin developers and even add your own feedback on what you would like to see. Let’s take a look into the details of how it works! Ba
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
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.
Plugin search now uses organizations
TL;DR We are going to use organizations in search instead of the vendor field from the plugin descriptor. Several weeks ago we introduced Organizations. One of the reasons we implemented them was to simplify plugin search for end users. From now on, we are going to use organizations in the search index instead of the vendor field from the plugin descriptor. (more…)
‘Organization’ Entity in Marketplace
TL;DR We have added the ability to consolidate authors and their plugins in an Organization in Marketplace. There are almost 5,000 plugins in our Plugin repository, including over 20 paid plugins. These plugins are created by both individual users and companies. To increase the credibility of plugins, simplify the search process for end-users, and facilitate the support of plugins, we’ve added
Introducing JetBrains Platform Slack for plugin developers
We are introducing a JetBrains Platform Slack to help the JetBrains plugin development community keep in touch. This Slack is NOT an official support channel. It is a place where the community hang out along with some members of the JetBrains team (:jetbrains: icon .) For official support, please use the support channels, where messages are also persisted. JetBrains Platform Slack aims to
Deprecation Notice: Login/Password Authentication in the plugins.jetbrains.com API Replaced with Token-based Authentication
We would like you to be informed that the login/password authentication method previously available in the https://plugins.jetbrains.com API has been replaced with token-based authentication. This will help improve the security of your plugins. We ask that you switch to the new auth method as soon as possible. The JetBrains Hub authentication policies have changed as we’ve introduced mandatory