We are currently discussing the list of features we want to get into the JDeveloper code editor in the 11 release. While working on the list of things to implement I came across various hidden gems in the JDeveloper code editor.
Are you familiar with the ctrl+alt+space shortcut?
This is in the source menu under the title "Smart Completion Insight". What does it do?
It is kind of a "writer block" releaser for Java developers. So when you are writing code and suddenly your mind goes blank and you forget what you need to write next this short cut can help.
Here are a couple of examples.
copy these 3 lines into a class:
String c =