Product Updates, Company News & Fun
A brand new minor release of JRebel is available for download! The new version comes with improved stability for WildFly 8 integration. We also updated the integrations to support Tomcat 8.0.1 and Mojarra 2.2.
Introduction: Why IntelliJ IDEA?
Coffee or Tea? Mac vs. PC? iPhone OS or Android? Eclipse or IntelliJ IDEA (or NetBeans)? Believe it or not, software developers argue as much about their IDE as any of these other hotly-debated topics. And for a good reason…
Confessions of an IntelliJ addict
My name is Anton, and I’m an IntelliJ IDEA addict. Whew, it feels good to say it out loud. The choice of IDE for developers is one of the most contentious debates in the software game. Unless you have a darn good reason, you don’t often use more than one IDE, let alone all three of the major IDEs in the Java world: Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA and NetBeans.
The truth is that I have been a happy IntelliJ IDEA (for the sake of brevity and laziness, you’ll see IntelliJ IDEA referred to in full, as well as simply “IntelliJ” and “IDEA” as well from here on) user since 2004—a full decade. Over the last 10 years, I have always been discovering the new aspects of the IDE and I’m always waiting for the new version release with an excitement.
But why? After all, aren’t all IDEs more or less the same? (BOOO! HISSSSS!) Was there something that happened in my past to make me so dedicated to this particular IDE?
Just before the end of the year a new version of JRebel is released! The new release brings a log of new goodies and improvements to the existing functionality.
By using JRebel plugin for Eclipse it is possible to configure application server in case if you want to start the server from command line.
If you wandered how would you use the Remoting feature with IntelliJ IDEA, we have a brand new tutorial for you: Setting up JRebel Remoting with IntelliJ IDEA and Tomcat. The tutorial walks you through a simple application setup with JRebel Remoting, explaining the structure, configuration and trips & tricks of packaging the application for remote updates.
JRebel 5.4.1 is released! This is a minor release, however, it includes some new interesting features. Here are the highlights: