My IntelliJ Live Templatesthursday, april 23, 2020
I was asked to share my live templates that I’m using in IntelliJ IDEA together with my dotfiles.
You can find the templates in my Dotfiles repository on GitHub.
I found it especially helpful to create even small templates that mostly and an import that you don’t have to manually select.
I created the following templates groups, depending on the technology you’re using:
Java / Jakarta EE (e.g.
Java FX (e.g.
Testing (JUnit / AssertJ, e.g.
Maven (Maven dependencies)
Docker (Dockerfile contents)
Kubernetes / Istio (YAMLs)
Quarkus (Quarkus properties)
There is also a
templates.xml file that prevents collisions with existing default templates shipped with IntelliJ.
Any others that you find helpful? I’m happy to hear your feedback.
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