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Try JRebel 6 beta: Adding new instance fields without restarting

Try JRebel 6 beta: Now without restarts when making hierarchy changes to superclasses

Try JRebel 6 beta: Now change implemented interfaces without any restarts


Hey folks, before we begin we’re happy announce that our JRebel 6 beta program continues at a great pace and we’re getting some excellent feedback from a lot of early adopters. Want to be one? Simply download the latest version of JRebel and then follow the instructions here for enabling JRebel 6 beta functionality (like changing Superclasses or implemented interfaces without restarting)!

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JRebel 5.6.1 Released – Spring Beans, Jenkins, EJBs in JBoss and more

JRebel 5.6.1 is released and available for download! The new update comes with numerous improvements and bug fixes.

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JRebel 5.5.4 Released – WildFly 8.1, Axis2, PrettyFaces and more!

JRebel 5.5.4 is released and is available for download!

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JRebel 5.5.3 Released – Framework updates and bug fixes

Here comes the new release of JRebel! 5.5.3 comes with quite a few improvements, updates and bug fixes – big thanks to our users for reporting the problems!

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GeekOut 2014 announced: ZeroTurnaround hosts Java gurus in Estonia

JRebel 5.5.2 Released – JBoss 6.2 EAP, Ebean and a nice addition to NetBeans IDE plugin

JRebel 5.5.2 is released and available for download! The new version is made compatible with JBoss 6.2 EAP application server and it also features a few nice additions to the list of supported frameworks: Ebean and Stripes-Guice library.

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JRebel 5.5.1 Released – WildFly, Tomcat, Mojarra and more!

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.

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Getting Started with IntelliJ IDEA as an Eclipse User

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

IntelliJ IDEA as eclipse user Anton

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.

IntelliJ IDEA as eclipse user logo

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?

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