Document for all cool features

Hi,

Today Eclipse 3.1 was released, now the flame-wars about the best IDE
start again. It would be nice, if the PR-team at Jetbrains could provide
a document of all IDEA-goodies which would make the live of IDEA
evangelists easier. Maybe this document (preferrable PDF) also could be
useful to developers which upgrade from a previous IDEA version to learn
the new stuff.

I know, there is a quite similar documentation at
http://www.jetbrains.com/idea/features/newfeatures.html, but having it
printable and in more detail (like the Eclipse news-and-noteworthy ones)
would be much better.

Tom

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Today Eclipse 3.1 was released, now the flame-wars about the best IDE
start again. It would be nice, if the PR-team at Jetbrains could provide
a document of all IDEA-goodies which would make the live of IDEA
evangelists easier.

+1

Ahmed.

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+1 and I would suggest that we start a thread detailing what we think
are cool features.

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Thomas Singer (MoTJ) wrote:

Hi,

Today Eclipse 3.1 was released, now the flame-wars about the best IDE
start again. It would be nice, if the PR-team at Jetbrains could provide
a document of all IDEA-goodies which would make the live of IDEA
evangelists easier. Maybe this document (preferrable PDF) also could be
useful to developers which upgrade from a previous IDEA version to learn
the new stuff.

I know, there is a quite similar documentation at
http://www.jetbrains.com/idea/features/newfeatures.html, but having it
printable and in more detail (like the Eclipse news-and-noteworthy ones)
would be much better.

Tom


This is exactly the document I'm working on right now, the IDEA 5.0
Overview.

--
Rob Harwood
Software Developer
JetBrains Inc.
http://www.jetbrains.com
"Develop with pleasure!"

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This is exactly the document I'm working on right now, the IDEA 5.0
Overview.


OK, two documents or one with two parts would be fine:
1) all existing cool features
2) all new (now IDEA 5.0) feature.

Tom

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I was at Bruce Eckel's "Design Pattern" seminar last week.

Each attendee brought his own laptop configured with his own IDE.

I sat between two Eclipse users. One was a 'sophisticated' user that
writes Eclipse plugins and uses Eclipse as the framework for a separate
application.

We did a lot of feature comparison between IntelliJ and Eclipse. Both
Eclipse users came to the conclusion that IntelliJ was a much better IDE
than Eclipse.

In some cases where both IntelliJ and Eclipse had pretty much the same
feature, the IntelliJ implementation always seemed to be much better.

A frequent reply from the Eclipse users went something like this: "Well,
yes, Eclipse CAN do that, HOWEVER it is not as easy/user friendly in
Eclipse."

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Rob

>

This is exactly the document I'm working on right now, the IDEA 5.0
Overview.



And the video tutorials/screencasts?


Alain

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And the ... screencasts?


... cannot be printed.

Tom

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Tho

>> And the ... screencasts?
>
>

.... cannot be printed.

>

I know that, but I had the impressions that Rob's new mission was also
to make screencasts, before Operation "Free the noodles" starts(*1).
Hence my question.


*1 : secret code name for the invasion, pardon, the liberation of North
Korea.


Alain

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Ted Hill wrote:

I was at Bruce Eckel's "Design Pattern" seminar last week.

Each attendee brought his own laptop configured with his own IDE.

I sat between two Eclipse users. One was a 'sophisticated' user that
writes Eclipse plugins and uses Eclipse as the framework for a separate
application.

We did a lot of feature comparison between IntelliJ and Eclipse. Both
Eclipse users came to the conclusion that IntelliJ was a much better IDE
than Eclipse.

In some cases where both IntelliJ and Eclipse had pretty much the same
feature, the IntelliJ implementation always seemed to be much better.

A frequent reply from the Eclipse users went something like this: "Well,
yes, Eclipse CAN do that, HOWEVER it is not as easy/user friendly in
Eclipse.


I don't suppose you captured that on camera?

That would be an excellent marketing tool.


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Alain Ravet wrote:

I know that, but I had the impressions that Rob's new mission was also
to make screencasts, before Operation "Free the noodles" starts(*1).
Hence my question.


Screencasts are on hold while working on other higher priority stuff for
the 5.0 release. I'll start on them soon after.

*1 : secret code name for the invasion, pardon, the liberation of North
Korea.


How about Operation Imancipate North Korea (OINK).

(Yes, I know 'imancipate' should be 'emancipate, but Bush doesn't know
that. (You did know that Operation Iraqi Freedom was originally going to
be called Operation Iraqi Liberation, didn't you?))

--
Rob Harwood
Software Developer
JetBrains Inc.
http://www.jetbrains.com
"Develop with pleasure!"

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haha..

You mean Bush was fighting for O.I.L? You don't say :)



"Rob Harwood (JetBrains)" <rob.harwood@jetbrains.com> wrote in message
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Alain Ravet wrote:

>> I know that, but I had the impressions that Rob's new mission was also to
>> make screencasts, before Operation "Free the noodles" starts(*1).
>> Hence my question.
>

Screencasts are on hold while working on other higher priority stuff for
the 5.0 release. I'll start on them soon after.

>
>> *1 : secret code name for the invasion, pardon, the liberation of North
>> Korea.
>

How about Operation Imancipate North Korea (OINK).

>

(Yes, I know 'imancipate' should be 'emancipate, but Bush doesn't know
that. (You did know that Operation Iraqi Freedom was originally going to
be called Operation Iraqi Liberation, didn't you?))

>

--
Rob Harwood
Software Developer
JetBrains Inc.
http://www.jetbrains.com
"Develop with pleasure!"



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