IntelliJ Platform SDK DevGuide

Creating a Plugin Project

This section explains how you can create a new plugin project from scratch using the New Project wizard. Optionally, you can import an existing project or import a project from external models. You can also add a new plugin module to an existing IntelliJ Platform project. For more information, refer to the IntelliJ IDEA Web Help.

To create a plugin project:

  • On the main menu, choose File | New | Project. The New Project wizard starts.

    New Project Wizard

  • Set IntelliJ Platform Plugin project type
  • Click Next
  • Set desired project name
  • Click Finish to generate project structure files
  • Go to File | Project Structure to customize project settings if required
Last modified: 30 November 2015