Any IDE, whether it's Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA or NetBeans, has a well-maintained plugin ecosystem, which is what makes an IDE a true platform and allows it to conquer all your possible scenarios without becoming a huge slow monster. We look at the most popular plugins and see if we can say anything about the IDE based on what people install there.

“We believe that smart tools enable creative work with any project, no matter how big or small it is, be it a fresh startup or something that's been in development for a long time”

— Max Shafirov, CEO of JetBrains, makers of IntelliJ IDEA

About the eBook

This eBook is an accessible guide for learning the key bindings and cool shortcuts for the top IDEs. Everyone has their own preferences and modifies the keymap according to one’s own taste, but the basic default shortcuts are the most important.

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