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I recently had the problem of automating the build of an IntelliJ plugin so more of the process of updating the plugin could be automated. I found a lengthy write up by Arjan Molenaar which I followed to originally get ServiceStackIDEA building on a new CI server. This use the idea gradle plugin to handle some of the IntelliJ project specifics. Although it works, it's quite verbose and requires t ...

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Over the past year I've been lucky enough to work at ServiceStack focusing on continuously improving the developer experience for developers using ServiceStack. A part of this role, I was tasked with improving developer workflows for multiple IDEs by integrating ServiceStack's Native Types feature for all major IDEs. Though all IDEs tend to grapple with the same or similar constructs (projects, fi ...

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