My IntelliJ Plugin Collection – Kotlin Fill class

I spend on average 8 hours a day using Intellij and, over the years I created quite a collection of useful plugins. This is the first article of a series where I will present all the plugins I use every day 😄

Kotlin Fill Class

One of the Kotlin tools I use every day are data classes and I find myself constantly putting in constructor arguments:

Kotlin Fill Class plugin helps a lot with this. This plugin by Kenta Suzuki can be found here and the source code is available on Github. You can install it from Intellij/AndroidStudio Preferences (Cmd + ,) as usual:

The basic idea is that you get a new menu item in the “Alt+Enter” menu:

Once you hit Enter:

BAM! 🤯 You get all the arguments filled in, named and, if they are simple enough, you also get placeholders 😍

It also works on functions:

Once you hit Enter, you get

It seems a tiny thing, but in my experience tiny things add up and this definitely made daily routines a bit more pleasant 😄