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IntelliJ Idea templates for AS3 project with preloader

Jun 12, 2010 - 1 minute read - Comments ActionscriptAS3IDEIntelliJ Idea

I’ve been playing with IntelliJ Idea Ultimate edition for the last couple of days to do as3 development in it. I really like what I see so far, but to make my life easier, I created two template files, that should give me setup similar to Flash Develop AS3 project with preloader. The result is in GitHub repository, and they do require a bit of manual setup

To use the templates download/clone them and copy them to your ** .IntelliJIdea90\config\fileTemplates\ ** on windows it’s in ** \users\USERNAME.IntelliJIdea90\config\fileTemplates\ ** After that when you start Idea in as3 project you will have 2 new templates to create as in the image

IntelliJ Idea create new item from template menu

To complete the setup you need to go to Project Structure -> Modules -> Flex Compiler Settings, and set your preloader class as Main Class, and set the

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-frame=start,Main
in “Additional compiler options” (in my case Main is the ActionScript for Preloader generated Class)

Do not forget to check OFF the Use custom compiler configuration file

IntelliJ Idea preloader setup