Switching from Eclipse to IntelliJ IDEA, especially if you've been using Eclipse for a long time, requires understanding some fundamental differences between the two IDEs, including their user interfaces, compilation methods, shortcuts, project configuration and other aspects.
This guide is not intended to persuade you to migrate to IntelliJ IDEA, nor does it list any of its advantages over Eclipse. If you are interested in this type of information, refer to the following third party reviews: Why I prefer IntelliJ IDEA over Eclipse, Why we dropped Eclipse in favour of IntelliJ, and How is IntelliJ better than Eclipse?. Our objective with this guide is to save your time getting used to IntelliJ IDEA and make this process as painless as possible.
In this guide:
- Getting Started with IntelliJ IDEA as an Eclipse User
- IntelliJ IDEA Minimal Survival Guide
- 42 IntelliJ IDEA Tips and Tricks in 45 Minutes
- IntelliJ IDEA Video Tutorials