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Welcome to the IntelliJ Platform SDK - the primary source of documentation for extending the IntelliJ Platform by creating plugins, custom language support, or building a custom IDE.

Getting Started

Watch Busy plugin developers series. Episode 0 to get started with developing plugins and publishing on JetBrains Marketplace.


See Content Updates for the latest changes. Follow JBPlatform on Twitter and visit JetBrains Platform Blog for the latest announcements.

Are you upgrading your plugin to the latest platform release? Make sure to check Incompatible Changes as well as Notable Changes and Features.

Dynamic Plugins are available in 2020.1. We've also published our roadmap for the IntelliJ Platform for 2020: Part I Part II

Open Source

This guide is Open Source and licensed under Apache 2.0. The source (as Markdown) is hosted on GitHub. Please see for details on hosting the docs locally and contributing.

Please see Getting Help if you encounter bugs in this guide or require help with missing content.

Last modified: 14 January 2021