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Two favourite features

Sometimes I ask myself: why can't I code html in some popular html editor? Why do I stick to IntelliJ IDEA (Java IDE, god forbid!).

There are two main reasons. Two features that you can't live without after you've tried them once. Features so obvious you can't believe other editors still do not have them.

1. Autosave.
I do not know any other editor who would relieve me of endless Ctrl+S'ing during work.

2. Block highlighting. Dreamweaver hightlights blocks - but only in the design mode, where I see results of my coding efforts. In IDEA you can highlight blocks in the right place - where you code:

block highlighting in IntelliJ IDEA

Comments

I agreed.

But since I left JB I use FAR :)