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Dogfooding the Eclipse Dash License Tool

There’s background information about this post in my previous post. I’ve been using the Eclipse Dash License Tool on itself. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 $ mvn dependency:list | grep -Poh "\S+:(system|provided|compile)$" | java -jar licenses.jar - Querying Eclipse Foundation for license data for 7 items. Found 6 items. Querying ClearlyDefined for license data for 1 items. Found ...

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Kotlin / IntelliJ quick hint: Operator navigation

This is just a quick hint if you are programming Kotlin with IntelliJ: In IntelliJ you can ctrl-click on operators to navigate to the operator definition (similar to ctrl-clicking on methods). This also works for the get operator (you can click on the [] brackets) and for ranges (you can click on the dots (..) between the start and end ...

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IntelliJ’s text based HTTP client

IntelliJ provides a HTTP client that is purely text based. While this might sound strange at the beginning it turns out that this is a very useful feature. Getting started First we need to create a file whose name ends with .http or .rest. For example: my-requests.http. To issue a simple GET request we have to write down the request ...

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Selenium IDE: What Is It? & Why Is It Must For Every QA?

Earlier testers would often refrain from using record and replay tools like Selenium IDE for automation testing and would rather opt for using scripting frameworks like Selenium Webdriver, WebDriverIO, Cypress, etc. After all, why wouldn’t they, these tools have proved to be more effective and gave much more control over tests! Even though Selenium IDE offered ease of usage, it ...

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Using IdeaVim with IntelliJ

I’ve been a VIM user for a few years and I’m also using the IdeaVim plugin in IntelliJ. The following configuration and features helped me a lot. You can configure the same keymappings that you have in your regular VIM in the ~/.ideavimrc file.Setting idearefactormode to keep makes the behavior of refactorings such as renamings more deterministic.In a dialog hitting ...

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IntelliJ Plugin Development Tutorial Pt. 2 – Handling User Input

In the previous part of our intellij plugin development tutorial, we saw how to get started with creating a plugin in intellij. We created a simple notification and learnt how to create actions, add actions to the group and perform a task when the user clicks an action. Part 1 – IntelliJ Plugin Development Tutorial – Getting Started In this ...

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How to increase the number of tabs in IntelliJ Idea

Hello Friends, This is a quick small post on increasing the tab limits in the Intellij idea. I recently started using IntelliJ Idea and I am really liking it, but one thing I noticed is, if you have more than 10 tabs opened in your IntelliJ and try to open more, it automatically closes the previously opened tab(s), which I ...

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