Master IntelliJ IDEA logoCourse: Master IntelliJ IDEA

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IntelliJ IDEA is JetBrains' original flagship and likely the most sophisticated of all Java IDEs. However, any IDE is limited by the abilities of its user. This course will teach you all important IDEA keyboard shortcuts and hence enable you to harness its full power.

Module: 1

This lesson covers the most essential IntelliJ IDEA shortcuts that every professional developer should know. Mastering these combinations is sure to improve your efficiency.

Basic Editing

Even a sophisticated IDE is also a text editor. These basic editing shortcuts will improve all your editing workflows. Most likely, you know some of them already from other programs.

Module: 2
Basic Navigation

It's easy to get lost when you have many tabs and files with lots of content. Use these shortcuts to find the way.

Search / Replace

These search combinations will help you find anything within your files. In addition, this lesson will teach you how to change your content selection based on search results.

Show Tool Windows

The IntelliJ IDEA user interface comprises a number of tool windows. Being able to show them via keyboard shortcuts will speed up your workflows and motivate you to use the right tool for every task.

Module: 3
Code Navigation

Working with complex code bases requires sophisticated navigation features. Master this lesson to navigate any code base with ease.

Compile and Run

Compiling and running your code is one of the more rewarding aspects of the development process. This lesson will teach you how to do it efficiently.

Usage Search

Finding usages of a code fragment within your code base is a very common task. This lesson will teach you all the available options to do it.

Module: 4
VCS / Local History

Using version control systems (VCS) is default practice. If you manager your VCS workflows from IntelliJ IDEA, this is the lesson to take.


Debugging is an essential part of the development workflow. However, it is tedious to control your program's execution without knowing the relevant keyboard shortcuts. This lesson will make your debugging eff…

General Refactoring

Refactoring is a very powerful tool that can help you improve your code base. This lesson will teach you the most powerful ways to do it.

Module: 5
Refactoring: Extract

Keeping your code organized into logical units is essential for any successful project. This lesson will teach you how to effortlessly extract code into new classes and methods.

Advanced Editing

Unlike regular editors, IntelliJ IDEA offers advanced editing features specific to the Java language. Learn these combinations to make use of some of the more complex options.

Module: 6
Expert Navigation

There are many ways to navigate a complex code base with IntelliJ IDEA. This lesson covers language-specific navigation features.

Expert Editing

Joining and splitting lines manually can require a lot of effor. With these combinations, you can do it in a few keystrokes and IntelliJ IDEA will automatically make the required code changes.

Info Lookup

IntelliJ IDEA comes with several built-in information lookup mechanisms. This lesson will teach you how to use them without breaking your flow.

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