INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENTS (IDES)

IntelliJ IDEA

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DescriptionShortcutComment
Compile/Run/Debug
Make ProjectCtrl-F9You can change the project settings to that artefacts (such as .jar files) are generated at the same time as make.
Run (without debugging)Shift-F10Runs the last active configuration. Debugging IS NOT enabled.
Run (with debugging)Shift-F9Runs the last active configuration. Debugging IS enabled.
Step OverF8Use to "step over" current line of code when debugging. Step-over is one of the most commonly used debug features.
Step IntoF7Use to "step into" the current line of code while debugging. This will enter the method (if any) on the current line of code.
View
Show Project WindowAlt-1Shows the file structure of the project (by default this on the left-hand side of the screen).
Show Code Structure WindowAlt-7This gives a great overview of the class inside the current file (e.g. it lists all the variables and methods).
Quick DocumentationCtrl-Q Great for checking up on what a class or method does as you are about to use it.
Code
Reformat CodeCtrl-Alt-L Corrects the coding indentation of the current file. Great for automatically tidying up code after serious refactoring has taken place.

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