After access was granted via JetBrains’ Early Access Program, the official preview for IntelliJ IDEA 15 has landed: weekly sneak peeks have culminated in a built-in Kotlin M14 plugin, updated database tools and easier debugging of lambda expressions.
Community outrage against the new JetBrains subscription model shows that the IntelliJ IDE creators are not aligning their business with customer needs, says Tom Radcliffe, Director of Engineering at ActiveState, the company behind polyglot IDE Komodo.
“Whether the industry will come to accept this model as a standard, I don’t know,” says JetBrains Developer Advocacy Team Lead Hadi Hariri of the new subscription model. While many rough edges of the new model have been smoothed out, it remains uncertain if the price is right.
JetBrains users have been loudly voicing their disapproval at the new “JetBrains Toolbox” SaaS payment model, announced this week by the makers of the Java IDE IntelliJ IDEA.
The Eclipse Science Working Group convened at the Norwegian Marine Technology Research Institute (MARINTEK) in Trondheim to discuss the development of an Eclipse-based science platform for better data modelling and data visualisation.
The Eclipse Foundation are looking to employ a bit of financial self-love by administering Foundation funds directly into Eclipse projects. Up until now, the Foundation acted primarily as the emissary between development and Foundation members.
Google will no longer support Eclipse plugins for Android development after shifting to a greater focus on Android Studio. Punters wishing to stick with Eclipse will need to seek out open-source alternatives before support dries up at the end of 2015.
It’s that time again – the next version of the Eclipse platform will be released this week. On June 24, Eclipse “Mars” will ship, combining 79 projects that have coordinated their updates for Platform 4.5. What can we expect?
Most programmers form very strong opinions on their choice of tools. But before you make your mind up, you need to know what other programming toolkits are out there.
Another great tip from Lukas Eder, who shows us how to change our workspace settings in order to hurry along preferences in Eclipse. Hack away!
JAX keynote speaker Markus Voelter explains the workings of Language-Oriented Business Applications – a concept that describes a user-friendly programming environment where business users can program individual software solutions.
From type filters to block selection mode, Lukas Eder shows us five of Eclipse’s best-kept secrets for faster coding and easier usability.
CTO Jeff Hobbs walks us through the Komodo 9 release and explains why the developer world is becoming “decidedly more polyglot”.
ZeroTurnaround technology evangelist Simon Maple gives us the lowdown on Optimizer for Eclipse, a new IDE performance-optimizing tool unveiled earlier this week.