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Faster Groovy Compilation in IntelliJ IDEA 14.1
Compiling Groovy code is typically slower than compiling Java code, but in 14.1 we took a swing at speeding it up. First, we're now supporting Groovy-Eclipse compiler that handles Java and Groovy simultaneously, which brings a noticeable performance gain. So, if you're compiling your projects in Eclipse, you might want to give this new integration a try. Just go to the Java Compiler settings, s
IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.2 EAP 139.463 is Out
Good news, everyone! A fresh IntelliJ IDEA 14 update packed with bugfixes and enhancements is on the way. Inside you will find: Faster incremental compilation thanks to preloading of the compiler process; The long-awaited incremental AspectJ compilation; Changes merged from the Android Studio 0.9.3 update; To give this fresh update a try right away, get its preview build from the EAP pa
Try Faster Scala Compiler in IntelliJ IDEA 13.0.2
The latest update to Scala plugin (v0.30.375) available for IntelliJ IDEA 13.0.2 lets you choose what compiler you want to use: SBT incremental or IntelliJ IDEA. (more…)
IntelliJ IDEA 12 Compiler. Twice as Fast
If you haven’t tried the latest version of IntelliJ IDEA yet, there is at least one important reason to do it. While most of the excitement around the new release has to do with Darcula, the new dark look and feel, the most thrilling feature of IntelliJ IDEA 12 is its brand new compiler. As we mentioned earlier, the new compiler is much faster and provides new options that were previously unavail
Brand New Compiler Mode in IntelliJ IDEA 12 Leda
One of the major features in the upcoming release of IntelliJ IDEA 12 Leda is a completely revised approach to compilation of a project. We have rebuilt it from the ground up to bring a new user experience and a better performance. There are following key principles for this new compilation approach: All compilation tasks are performed in a separate process, fully independent from the main ID
Speed up Flex Compilation!
If you work on large projects with dozens of Flex modules (or facets) you'll like this new feature of IntelliJ IDEA 9.0.2, which lets shorten project build time by compiling several independent Flex modules (facets) in parallel. To enable this feature go to Settings (Ctrl+Alt+S), Compiler node and then Flex Compiler page: Let's have a closer look at this feature. (more…)
New Maven Resource Compiler
IntelliJ IDEA now uses a special compiler to process Maven resources as specified in the pom file, with includes/excludes and filters. Resource folders are not set as Source Folders anymore because they do not fit in the IntelliJ IDEA model. To use the new functionality please either manually reset all your resource folders in the Project Structure dialog or re-import the project from scratch.