🍫 Plugin for IntelliJ IDEA and friends (e.g. Android Studio) that lowers the process priority to prevent computer lag.
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README.md

What this does

  • Plugin for IntelliJ IDEA and friends (e.g. Android Studio).
  • Windows only
  • The plugin sets the priority of the editor's process, and child processes, to low priority.
  • The purpose is to prevent your computer from lagging as shit when you try to compile something.
  • The plugin uses JNA to make system calls.

Usage

Right now, the plugin has to be invoked manually using the Tools menu. In a future version, this will most likely be automated in some capacity.

Installation

  1. Download latest version.
  2. Open FileSettings... (Ctrl+Alt+S)
  3. Select Plugins on the left.
  4. Click Install plugin from disk...
  5. Select the zip file you downloaded in the file picker.
  6. Restart editor.

Build

  • Compiled with JDK 6u45 and IntelliJ 13.1.4.