Learning the IDE

Features inside the IDE to help get you up to speed quickly.

The Feature Trainer is bundled with IntelliJ IDEA and is a powerful tool that users who are new to the IDE can work through to help them go faster, quicker. We will look at:

  • Learning the IDE

Learning the IDE

You can access the Feature Trainer from the Learn Tab on the Welcome Screen or from the Help | Learn IDE Features in an existing project.


The IDE Feature Trainer assumes no prior knowledge or context so it's a great way to learn the IDE and step through the functionality in a sand-boxed environment.


There are several lessons including refactoring, running & debugging and Git to choose from.