IntelliJ Guide For Eclipse Users

  1. Download free IntelliJ Community Edition or Ultimate (30-day trial)
  2. We are using Gradle so Community Version can be good enough for our development but free version doesn’t have support for frameworks like Spring so it could cause problems.
  3. There is also Google version -> Android Studio, but I don’t think it’s good for Java or Java EE development
  4. Gradle, Groovy, Maven etc. are supported as a standard, no additional plugins needed
  5. You may need to add Gradle_Home and Java_Home for gradle: File-> type: “Gradle” in search field and add them
  6. Here is official tutorial for Eclipse users and below you can find some articles “why IntelliJ is better” etc. Continue reading