Jetty Integration

Compatible with: IntelliJ IDEA Android Studio
Dec 21, 2010
18 198
Allows configuration and use of the Jetty webserver directly from IntelliJ IDEA, for running/debugging web applications.

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Recent change notes

Version 0.5.2 (Build 101)
  • New: Added support for deployment of "external source" webapps at Jetty startup.
Version 0.5.1 (Build 99)
  • Fixed: NoSuchMethodError using plug-in with EAP build 98.231.
Version 0.5.0 (Build 98)
  • New: Updated for IDEA X.
Version 0.5.0 (Build 97)
  • New: Updated for IDEA 9.x.
  • New: Added support for Jetty 7.x.
  • New: Extension points provided for detecting, configuring and controlling different versions of Jetty.
  • Removed: Support for Jetty earlier than version 6.1.0 has been dropped.
  • Removed: Support for IntelliJ IDEA running on JDK 1.5 has been dropped.
  • Fixed: Possible NumberFormatException on launching Jetty.
  • Fixed: Possible NullPointerException adding application server configuration file.
  • Fixed: jetty.bat fails if JAVA_OPTS or JETTY_OPTS has a value containing a double quote character.
Version 0.4.1 (Build 54)
  • Fixed: Updated version dependency information for compatibility with IDEA 8.1.
Version 0.4.0 (Build 53)
  • New: Support JSP debugging.
  • New: Detect Hightide installations when creating Jetty Application Server configurations.
Version 0.3.1 (Build 51)
  • New: Updated for IDEA 8.x.
  • Fixed: Launch scripts fail when Java executable path and Jetty configuration file paths contain spaces.
  • Fixed: Default order of configuration files when creating an application server configuration causes IllegalStateException.
  • Fixed: Jetty version number may not be detected correctly when creating an application server configuration.
  • Fixed: Launch process sometimes fails to determine stop port and key, preventing IDEA from stopping Jetty.
Version 0.3.0 (Build 39)
  • New: Support IDEA 7.x facets.
  • New: Support hot deployment of web contexts.
Version 0.2.0 (Build 18)
  • New: Permit Jetty's configuration files to be specified.
  • Fixed: makes bundling source code with a binary distribution unnecessary.
  • Fixed: IDEA project files are not included in source code archive.
Version 0.1.1 (Build 10)
  • Fixed: shows no plug-in description.
  • Fixed: jetty.bat fails when Jetty and IDEA are installed on different Windows drives.
  • Fixed: is not executable after plug-in installation.
Version 0.1.0 (Build 7)
  • Initial release

General usage instructions

No longer being updated. Jetbrains provides its own plug-in for Jetty from IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 onwards.