Since I'm here for the first time as a registered user, I'll introduce myself. I am a developer that have created a Gitignore plugin last time for IntelliJ IDEA. It was fun to develop something that others use. After that I was thinking about a new product that I can release and I've checked wishlist on JetBrain's plugins page - there is a request for LaTeX plugin (there are not too much voices in general, but I supose it's because of page's low viewership).
Before I'll start anything I'd like to ask you - does LaTeX plugin for JetBrains' IDEs makes any sense ?
I'd like to hear, what do you think about it - will you use it ? Are there many IntelliJ, etc users ? What would you like to see in initial releases ?
Thanks for the answers and I believe that this non-latex-problem question will not be banished.
Best regards, hsz
As @Joseph Wright pointed me out - not everyone know what IntelliJ is.
IntelliJ is an IDE for programming in Java, PHP, NodeJS, Android, etc.. It allows programmer to write in barely every language that he needs. JetBrains provides many products adapted for various environments (Python/Perl, C#, iOS, Ruby, databases...). As soon as LaTeX is (sorry for that!) just a minor tool in programming, they didn't provide anything to cover it. That's why I got this idea - I am a programmer that needs to write documments in TeX - should I install external software that does not provide version controlling or should I try to create something integrated with powerful IDE that will give me more options, not just writing TeX documents..
I do not know if there are many programmers here and whet do you do in your work, what IDE do you use, but I give a shoot.
I've started development some time ago. Now it supports syntax coloring (BNF and JFlex rules created).
The source code is available on my GitHub: https://github.com/hsz/idea-latex
IntelliJ plugin for LaTeX support will be released soon. Keep it in your minds that it'll be very simple version for now.