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From MG <mg...@arscreat.com>
Subject Re: IDE support for multi assignment statements
Date Sat, 12 Dec 2020 15:23:15 GMT
Upvoted G-)
(I have thought about this, and in certain situations being able to have 
(Intellisense supported) multi-assignment would be beneficial in our 
framework, so it would definitely be good to have this)

Cheers,
mg

On 11/12/2020 23:47, Saravanan Palanichamy wrote:
> Thank you MG, I raised this ticket
>
> https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-257580 
> <https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-257580>
>
> regards
> Saravanan
>
> On Fri, Dec 11, 2020 at 8:59 PM MG <mgbiz@arscreat.com 
> <mailto:mgbiz@arscreat.com>> wrote:
>
>     You could try the newest version (2020.3), but if that does not
>     help, I would guess JetBrains might possibly not even be aware
>     that Groovy 3.x supports that feature. In that case creating a
>     ticket is imho your best option (there are people from Jetbrains
>     reading this ML, but they need a ticket to work on the issue*) - I
>     would recommend posting the ticket URL here, so people can upvote
>     - I sure will G-)
>
>     Cheers,
>     mg
>
>     *I would also recommend closely following the ticket guidelines,
>     i.e. describe current (erronous) state, and the expected behavior
>     - in short you want to make it easy for them to work on this.
>
>
>     On 11/12/2020 15:40, Saravanan Palanichamy wrote:
>>     Hi MG
>>
>>     I am using Intellij  IntelliJ IDEA 2020.2.3 (Community Edition)
>>     Build #IC-202.7660.26, built on October 6, 2020
>>
>>     I have attached the error as a picture. The intellij web page
>>     says 3.0 is supported. I am not sure what to make of it though.
>>     The code runs cleanly and as expected
>>
>>     https://www.jetbrains.com/help/idea/groovy.html
>>     <https://www.jetbrains.com/help/idea/groovy.html>
>>
>>     regards
>>     Saravanan
>>
>>     On Fri, Dec 11, 2020 at 2:59 PM MG <mgbiz@arscreat.com
>>     <mailto:mgbiz@arscreat.com>> wrote:
>>
>>         Hi Saravanan,
>>
>>         what IntelliJ version are you using ? We are not using multiple
>>         assignments in our code, but from my personal experience,
>>         IntelliJ can
>>         unfortunately sometimes be more than 2 years behind current
>>         Groovy
>>         features. If the newest IntelliJ version does not support
>>         what you need,
>>         opening a ticket did help in the past (see e.g.
>>         https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-193168
>>         <https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-193168>), but you
>>         have to be
>>         prepared to wait some time before seeing improvements.
>>         In addition to that, IntelliJ sometimes marks valid Groovy
>>         code as
>>         invalid, but reconsiders if one comments out the "offending"
>>         line(s),
>>         and then comments it in again (I assume doing this triggers a
>>         new
>>         Intellisense parser pass).
>>
>>         Interestingly afaik (disclaimer: I have not checked this
>>         recently, and
>>         we are still on Groovy 2.5.x), Groovy will treat e.g.
>>         var x = new Foo()
>>         and
>>         final x = new Foo()
>>         as x having type Object - it is just IntelliJ Intellisense
>>         that deduces
>>         x to be of type Foo*, thereby enabling auto completion, etc
>>         on x ;-)
>>
>>         Cheers,
>>         mg
>>
>>         *In all but the most obscure cases
>>
>>
>>         On 11/12/2020 06:54, Saravanan Palanichamy wrote:
>>         > Hello
>>         >
>>         > I am using Groovy 3.0.5 and it supports multiple assignment
>>         statements from tuples when using static compile
>>         >
>>         >      def(var1, var2) = Tuple.tuple("a", 1)
>>         >
>>         > but it looks like the Intellij IDE still calls this out as
>>         a compile error. Also it defaults to identifying var1 and
>>         var2 as objects. This hinders code completion in subsequent
>>         code. Is this an issue for anyone else? or do I just have to
>>         upgrade my IDE?
>>
>


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