First released in 2001 by JetBrains, IntelliJ IDEA is one of the most popular code editors for Java development. It was ranked #1 for Java development by InfoWorld magazine and was used by Google as a foundation for developing Android Studio. Intellij IDEA’s cutting-edge features, like smart, autocomplete, automatic test generation, and vast extension marketplace, make it a top choice for Java developers. Here's how you can get started:
- Visit the plugin marketplace for JetBrains plugins and search for Code Time. Click Get to download the Code Time plugin for IntelliJ.
- After installing Code Time, open the plugin in the sidebar and follow the Getting Started instructions to set up a new account. If you already have an account, click Log in.
- In the Code Time sidebar, open the Settings view to configure Flow Mode. With Flow Mode, you can protect your time and defend against disruptions right inside IntelliJ.
- In the Code Time sidebar, open your Dashboard to view your most recent coding stats, including code time, coding during vs. outside work hours, and meeting time.