Offers a console where SBT commands can be entered interactively, and a Before Run task to delegate project compilation to SBT, as an alternative to the built in IntelliJ Make.
JetBrains have recently added support for an SBT console to the IntellIJ Scala Plugin. This is now the recommended way to use SBT within IntellIJ. No new releases of this plugin are planned.
Go to the "Before launch" options of a Run Configuration, uncheck "Make" and choose "Run SBT Action / test-compile" to compile the project with SBT. This plugin does not generate or synchronize your IDEA project structure from the SBT build configuration. We recommend using the native support for importing SBT in IntelliJ. For more details, see: http://blog.jetbrains.com/scala/2013/11/18/built-in-sbt-support-in-intellij-idea-13/