IntelliJ IDEA 13.1.0 Web Help

Some features described here are available in Ultimate edition only.

To support ActionScript and Flex, IntelliJ IDEA provides:

In this section:

On this page:

ActionScript and Flex Support

ActionScript and Flex support includes:

  • 10.0+ Code completion, including completion of statements ( or ) and Smart Type completion ( or or ).
  • Error and syntax highlighting.
  • 9.0+ ActionScript and Flex code refactorings:
  • ActionScript and Flex code inspections and quick-fixes.
  • Intention Actions for creating various application elements.
  • Code formatting and folding.
  • Advanced Search and Navigation, plus Structure View.
  • Enhanced navigation with gutter icons.
  • Navigation from CSS properties and selectors to their declarations in ActionScript (, or , or , or , or , , or , or , , , or , or or , or , or or ).
  • Possibility to build ActionScript and Flex applications using various compiler shells and compilation options.
  • Support for breakpoints and specific run/debug configurations for debugging ActionScript and Flex applications directly from IntelliJ IDEA.
  • ActionScript and Flex-aware debugger that lets you execute applications step by step, evaluate expressions, examine related information and find runtime bugs.
  • 9.0+ Quick Javadoc ( or or or or or or or , or , or or or ) for AsDoc.
  • BlazeDS support.
  • 10.5+ AIR application development support at all stages of application development cycle. Development of AIR applications for mobile devices is also supported. For basic how-to information, see New in IntelliJ IDEA 10.5: Develop Mobile AIR Applications for Android.
  • Possibility to create pure ActionScript applications.
  • ActionScript live templates: File | Settings | IDE Settings | Live Templates | ActionScript and JavaScript groups.
  • Ability to wrap and unwrap code constructs in ActionScript and MXML ( or or and ).
  • 9.0+ Type Hierarchy (), Method Hierarchy () and Call Hierarchy () for Flex sources (*.mxml and *.as files).
  • 9.0+ Easy import of Flex projects created in Adobe Flash Builder.
  • Import of Flexmojos projects. See Working with Flexmojos projects in IntelliJ IDEA. See the description of related import setting.
  • 10.0+ ActionScript and Flex UML class diagrams. Among the features is the ability to view changes in ActionScript source files in a structured visual form.

FlexUnit Support

IntelliJ IDEA supports the versions 0.9 and 4 of FlexUnit, a unit testing framework for Flex and ActionScript applications and libraries.

FlexUnit support includes:

  • Dedicated FlexUnit run/debug configurations to run a single test method, test suite, all methods in a certain test class, or all test classes in a given package.
  • Ability to perform the tests both in the run and the debug modes.
  • Support for Flunit tests via FlexUnit 4 test runner.
  • FlexUnit-aware code inspections (turned off by default).

See Also

External Links:

Web Resources: