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Author Archives: Anton Arhipov

Anton is JRebel Product Lead at ZeroTurnaround. Professional interests include programming laguages, middleware and tooling. Java enthusiast, vim fan, IntelliJ addict and JetBrains Academy member. He blogs at "Code Impossible" blog and speaks at Java conferences.

Do you really get your IDE?

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This is bit like a philosophical post. Just some thoughts regarding our perception of developer tooling. First – a question. Which IDE do you use? Eclipse? NetBeans? IntelliJ IDEA? Visual Studio? Vim? Emacs? Yeah, really – Vim counts as an IDE as long as you can configure it to behave like one. Or maybe Sublime Text, a really awesome text ...

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IntelliJ IDEA Tip: Configuration Profiles

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How many plugins do you have installed in your IntelliJIDEA instance? How many of the plugins are actually active? Do you need all the plugins to be active at once? Thins might be a quite realistic scenario that you have a fairly large number of plugins activated but you need only a some of them to be active while working ...

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What’s Cool In IntelliJIDEA. Part III: External Tools

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Although there is almost any kind of functionality available in IntelliJIDEA, either as a base functionality or via plugins, there’s still a fraction of probability involved that you might want to do something that goes beyond the power of the IDE. For such rare cases you might want to take a look at External Tools in IntelliJ. Just recently I’ve ...

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What’s Cool In IntelliJIDEA. Part II: Live Templates

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In IntelliJ, I use Live Templates quite heavily and still think that these are underused. It is not only the standard number of templates that can make your life easier while typing yet another piece of code, but it is also the ability to define new templates with all the bells and whistles that are available in IntelliJ standard template ...

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What’s Cool In IntelliJIDEA Part I

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Eclipse or IntelliJ? NetBeans or Eclipse? IntelliJ or NetBeans? The dispute about the IDEs is the most popular among the software developers and hardly will ever end. I consider myself being a big IntelliJ fan, but I do realize that there are a lot of things that IntelliJ could do better and that NetBeans and Eclipse are better in some ...

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