IntelliJ Rust

Rust plugin for IntelliJ IDEA*

*work-in-progress, expect bugs and missing features


Getting alpha builds

IntelliJ Rust is currently in the alpha stage of development. When we reach some acceptable level of stability, we publish alpha builds to the IntelliJ’s main plugin repository. You can download and install these builds directly from Plugins > Browse repositories screen in your IDE.

As this is a preview release, something might go wrong. So, be brave to face some nasty bugs. If you find one, we would very appreciate if you file an issue on our bugtracker or ping us on our chat.

Setting up nightly builds

In addition to preview releases, we also ship pre-release builds of intellij-rust and intellij-toml in the nightly channel.

To use them you need to follow the instructions of adding additional plugin repository and paste the URL for the one you need:

- Rust:

Nightly builds are daily snapshots of current development branch. So, it’s natural that there may be even more bugs than in alpha channel. If you find one, we would very appreciate if you file an issue on our bugtracker or ping us on our chat.

Compatible IDEs

The plugin should be compatible with any Intellij based IDE like IDEA, CLion or PyCharm. Latest plugin is guranteed to support the latest released major platform version (2017.3 at the moment of writing), it may support some previous or EAP versions. See Help > About menu for IDE version and Settings > Plugins menu for plugin version.



What is IntelliJ Rust

Intelligent Rust

We aim to build JetBrains-quality language support for IntelliJ IDEA and related IDEs. Right now, you get native code completionWIP, broad navigation, intentions, formatting and much more...

Corroded IDEA

...while this is still your ol' good IDE. Enjoy highly productive developer experience, VCS integration and other languages support.

What's new

IntelliJ Rust Changelog #78

New Features

  • Improve performance of item resolution and completion. Now changing body of a function doesn’t invalidate global resolution cache.

  • Allow function parameter list folding (by @t-kameyama)

  • Add annotation about reserved lifetime names (see E0262)

  • Expand macros in traits and impls

  • Infer closure parameter types from trait object

  • Add option not to use --all-target flag while cargo build/check

  • Support match ergonomics (see RFC)

  • Inject platform regex language into string literals in Regex::new and RegexSet::new from regex crate


  • Fix compatibility with the latest versions of IDEA and CLion

  • Fix potential type inference cache corruption in reason of mutable data

  • Type inference of field expressions takes into account Deref impls

  • Invalidate macro expansion cache properly

Internal Improvements

  • Improve performance tests