IntelliJ IDEA lets you create aspects in two forms: as
.aj files and
.java files containing classes annotated with
Creating an aspect
- In the Project Tool Window, do one of the following:
Select your source directory or the package in which you want to create a new aspect, and select File | New.
Select the source directory or package, and press Alt+Insert.
Right-click the source directory or package to open the context menu, and select New.
- In the dialog that opens:
Specify the name of the aspect in the Name field.
- Select one of the following options from the Kind list:
Aspect to create a
.ajfile with the specified name.
@Aspect to create a
.javafile containing a class annotated with