Chapter 12: Tools in Intellij

Learning Objectives

Upon completing all the content in this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  1. Understand the role of Gradle in a Spring Boot project

Key Terminology

Throughout this lesson you should make note of the following terms and their definitions as you read the content on the page.


  1. automated build tool
  2. projects
  3. tasks
  4. plugins
  5. dependencies
  6. repositories

Debugging in IntelliJ

  1. breakpoint
  2. Debug mode
  3. Debugger Pane
  4. Add/Watch
  5. conditional breakpoint
  6. Step-over
  7. Step-into
  8. Step-out-of
  9. Variables Pane
  10. Frames Pane

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