I’ve been using IntelliJ IDEA for the past 7 years and anyone who knows me will tell you that I’m an IDE snob. However, over the past 7 years I have been using the exact same configuration for IntelliJ IDEA and all of my project files have rarely changed. Over those 7 years I would […]
I’ve been working on a decent sized C++ project recently and since the application will be used on a Windows server, I wanted to stay close to that platform. I fired up the latest Visual Studio 2008 version hot off the presses with my MSDN subscription and boy is that thing a piece of junk. […]
I made it to the top of the clicks list this week over a DZone for my post on IntelliJ winning. So, in the spirit of IDE debating, I’ll definitely keep those posts coming. Also be sure to check out my IDE comparison page which compares things based on keyboard only usage. It’s great if […]
Besides my reasons for loving IntelliJ with respect to the keyboard support, I have found a new reason why IntelliJ will always be a better solution and well worth the money. They actually fix bugs. You buy the product and report a bug, they take it seriously, even if it is something somewhat minor. Here […]
Just found this one by accident: ALT-HOME. It pops up a small context window that allows quick navigation within the project using a horizontal tree view. Very slick and takes up very little real-estate.