When working on Java, there is a bundle of awesome tools for development. Some of the popular tools are NetBeans, Eclipse and none other than IntelliJ Idea. It is the most reliable tools with wonderful support for development in Java, Groovy, Scala and Mobile Development.
Overview of IntelliJ Idea
It has a built-in debugger with many testing tools. It has full support for software development lifecycle. You can also integrate other IDE’s like Android Studio, NetBeans, and Eclipse with this tool. It provides advanced code refactoring so the complex changes can not disturb the project structure or code. The tracking of code is also very advanced so that you can never get yourself lost in your own code.
Features of IntelliJ Idea
Although some of the features of IntelliJ Idea are paid but still its features are worth anything.
- It is a practical tool with a very user-friendly development environment.
- The only tool which has good support for Scala.
- It has auto completion feature as smart and chain completion methods.
- Code refactoring option for lesser errors.
- Integration with NetBeans, Eclipse and Android Studio.
System Requirements for IntelliJ Idea
- RAM (Installed Memory): Minimum 1GB
- Free Disk Space: Minimum 300MB (minimum 1GB for cache)
- JDK Version: JDK 1.8 after the launch of 2016.