Plugin Developers Appreciation Day
plugin (also plug-in) /ˈplʌɡ.ɪn/ a small computer program that makes a larger one work faster or be able to do more things Cambridge Dictionary Also called add-ons, extensions, or widgets, plugins extend an application’s core functionality. Plugins are essential to the development community and the ecosystem, and the JetBrains community is no exception. At JetBrains, we’re always flattered
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 publ
Themes in IntelliJ-based IDEs
IntelliJ Light and Darcula are well-known UI themes provided by default within IntelliJ-based IDEs. Some users like to stick with the preselected bright interface, while others prefer the Light-on-dark color scheme. However, many developers like to express their individuality by selecting from a wide variety of themes provided within the Themes category in JetBrains Marketplace. The reason we choo
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
Learn some basic plugin development concepts and see how to build a plugin without writing any code.
An Interview with Jakub Chrzanowski, .ignore Plugin Author
In this interview, we speak with Jakub Chrzanowski (@hsz @hszanowski), the author of the .ignore plugin for the IntelliJ-based IDEs. This plugin lets you mark matched .ignore files in project view, assists with editing them, and helps you generate ignore rules using templates. Welcome, Jakub! Before we get started, could you please tell us a bit about yourself and your background? I started my d
Salesforce development plugins, part 1 — Illuminated Cloud
Today we're starting a 2-part series of guest posts from the creators of IntelliJ IDEA plugins for Salesforce (or Force.com) developers. The plugins are Illuminated Cloud 2 and JetForcer. Please meet the 1st blog post by Scott Wells, the developer of Illuminated Cloud. And do not miss the second post that covers JetForcer plugin. In late 2010, I started leading our product engineering organizati