Using IntelliJ for Java debugging

In the previous section, we learned how to use Eclipse for the remote debugging of Java applications. In this section, we are going to show you how to use the popular IntelliJ IDE to perform the same action. As you will learn in this section, IntelliJ provides a cleaner experience as the port forwarding requirement is handled under the covers by the IDE when you click on the Debug button. Installing the IDE is out of the scope of this book, so I will assume that you have already downloaded and installed the software.

If this is the first time that you are using IntelliJ to connect to your OpenShift account, you will need to configure your credentials. Open the Settings pane and browse to the Clouds section. Once ...

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