IntelliJ Platform Plugin SDK Help

Learning Resources


Revamping Plugins

The Revamping Plugins series is about sharing the experience of updating outdated plugins to align with the latest IntelliJ Platform SDK guidelines.

Building a Plugin for WebStorm

A tutorial blog post series for JavaScript developers.




Busy Plugin Developers #7

Natalia Melnikova, 11/2023


How to Upload a Plugin and Get It Approved on JetBrains Marketplace

Busy Plugin Developers #6

Dmitry Tseyler, 05/2023


Polaris plugin for IntelliJ Platform code search

Busy Plugin Developers #5

Matthias Koch, 09/2022


Building Extensions for Rider and ReSharper

Busy Plugin Developers #4

Dmitry Kandalov/Yann Cebron, 04/2022


Adding IDE Features at runtime using LivePlugin

Busy Plugin Developers #3

Jakub Chrzanowski/Anna Maltceva/Yann Cebron, 11/2021


Building Themes for IntelliJ-based IDEs

Latest updates to JetBrains Marketplace

Busy Plugin Developers #2

Anna Maltceva/Łukasz Wawrzyk/Jakub Chrzanowski, 09/2021


How to improve your Marketplace plugin page to attract more users

ide-probe, a testing and benchmarking framework for IntelliJ-based IDEs

Busy Plugin Developers #1

Jakub Chrzanowski/Semyon Atamas/Paweł Lipski, 07/2021


What is Gradle IntelliJ Plugin

New features of Gradle IntelliJ Plugin

How to start with Gradle IntelliJ Plugin

Types of signing and how they work

How JetBrains Marketplace signature works

How to sign your plugin

Tools and tips for testing UI of IntelliJ Plugins

Make IntelliJ IDEA Your Own

Sirisha Pratha, 05/2021


In this session, we'll explore the benefits provided by IntelliJ IDEA's customization options, and you will learn how to make the IDE your own. We will also look at the plugins available on the JetBrains Marketplace, discuss the process of developing them, and demo a few custom ones.

IntelliJ IDEA Conf 2021

Various Speakers, 02/2021


Playlist includes a number of presentations related to plugin development

Busy Plugin Developers #0

Mikhail Vink/Jakub Chrzanowski/Yann Cebron, 12/2020


IntelliJ Platform Plugin Template

Plugin DevKit Features

IntelliJ Platform Explorer

What's coming in 2021?

Introduction to the Marketplace

How to make your plugin successful?

Sell on the Marketplace

How We Built Comma, the Raku IDE, on the IntelliJ Platform

Jonathan Worthington, 01/2020


How to build custom language support

How to go from a language support plugin to an IDE

Lessons Learned

Blog post

Building IntelliJ IDEA plugins in Scala

Igal Tabachnik, 2020


In this talk, I will show how to create plugins for IDEA from scratch in Scala, and show why Scala's unique features make it a great fit for such tasks as inspecting and manipulating Abstract Syntax Trees (ASTs) to create your own custom suggestions and quick fixes.

Live Development of a PyCharm Plugin

Joachim Ansorg, 2019


Background and architecture of IntelliJ plugins

Development using tests

Implementing interesting extension points

Viewing the plugin in the IDE (PyCharm)

Blog post

Build Developer Tools On Top of IntelliJ Platform

Dmitry Jemerov, 2013


This webinar makes an overview on IntelliJ Platform and explains how you can use it for building your own products.

Last modified: 07 December 2023