Builder Generator

Products: IntelliJ IDEA

Vendor: Michal Jedynak

Email: m.jedynak [at]


Source code:

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Adds ability to generate builder for a class and switch between them. Switching between builder and source class is similar to 'Go To Test' action. Generated builder class does not use reflection, only setter methods or constructor. Usage:
  • ALT+SHIFT+B inside a class.
Downloads: 40345
Participated in rating: 2
Version Compatible builds Date
1.1.0 129.713 18.03.2015 Download
1.0.7 129.354 03.09.2013 Download
1.0.6 111.69 27.05.2012 Download
1.0.1 107.777 11.12.2011 Download
1.0 80.8000 05.12.2011 Download
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Recent change notes

version 1.1.0
  • Added possibility to generate builder as inner class (issue #13)
version 1.0.11
  • Added 'but' method generation (issue #10)
  • Fix for deadlock on startup (issue #12)
  • Fix for method name generation (issue #14)
version 1.0.10
  • Support for Code Style field and parameter prefixes (issue #9)
version 1.0.9
  • Added customizable prefix for builder method (contribution by Bjorn Monnens)
version 1.0.8
  • Comments are no longer copied when creating builder(issue #5)
  • Compiled for Java 6 (issue #6)
version 1.0.7
  • Attempt to fix a bug that caused deadlock during IDEA startup (issue #4)
version 1.0.6
  • Fixed bug that prevented generating builder in multimodule project
version 1.0.5
  • Added action to 'Navigate' menu (can be easier found in 'Find Action' box)
version 1.0.4
  • Fixed bug that prevented generating builder for class that was added as a project dependency
version 1.0.3
  • Added ability to create builder for class with fields initialized in constructor
version 1.0.2
  • Updated for IDEA 11.0
version 1.0.1
  • Annotations of fields are now ignored when creating a builder
  • Source class in builder is no longer a field, but a local variable in build() method

General usage instructions

ALT+SHIFT+B inside a class