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Connect Plugin⚓︎

Note

The Source++ Plugin currently only supports JetBrains IDEs.

With Source++, you can add live instruments (breakpoints, logs, etc.) from your application's source code either via IDE, CLI, or API. To use Source++ via your IDE, you need to first install the Source++ Plugin. The following steps will help you install the plugin.

Install Plugin⚓︎

  1. Navigate to your JetBrains IDE.
  2. Press Ctrl+Alt+S to open the Settings dialog and then go to Plugins.
  3. Open the Marketplace tab.
  4. Search for Source++.
  5. Press Install.
  6. Click OK in the Settings dialog and restart your IDE.

Configure Plugin⚓︎

Before you can use Source++ inside your IDE, you will need to connect the plugin to the platform.

To connect your plugin, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Source++ plugin configuration page
    1. Navigate to: File > Settings > Tools > Source++
  2. Input the service host and access token provided (if necessary)
  3. If Root Source Package is empty, input the base common package of your application
    1. E.g. com.company.application
  4. Click Apply

Now that you have successfully connected your plugin, you can start working from your IDE. Proceed to the next section to learn how to use Source++ from your IDE.


Last update: August 14, 2022