Category Archives: intellij

IntelliJ 15 gets released with improved UI for testing

Idea just released a major update to their IntelliJ IDE, which contains loads of fixes, enhancements and new features. The UI improvements on the testing side are quite interesting and useful (as they specify on their blog, this part has been completed rewritten, resulting in a much smoother and better working UI). Some examples of the interesting features this upgrade brings are presented below (for running TestNG tests): Continue reading IntelliJ 15 gets released with improved UI for testing

Advertisements

Quick Tip: IntelliJ – easily updating method calls when method signature changes

The What

I wrote a Java method, whose signature contains a number of parameters. This method is called by many other methods (i use the method in my tests). After a while i realize one of the parameters is not needed anymore. I want to change the method signature and to update all its’ references throughout my code.

The How

Continue reading Quick Tip: IntelliJ – easily updating method calls when method signature changes

Improving your code by using IntelliJ’s Inspections feature

Writing proper code in your IDE is made easier when using IntelliJ, due to its’ code analysis features. One option to perform a comprehensive coding issue search is to use the Inspect Code feature IntelliJ provides. From the class you want to check for issues, right click (inside the class, in the editor) and choose Analyze –> Inspect Code. Continue reading Improving your code by using IntelliJ’s Inspections feature