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SoapUI in IntelliJ IDEA 8.1.3

The latest and greatest IntelliJ IDEA 8.1.3, a cute Java IDE, has soapUI integrated as a plugin. That’s a handy open-source helper for developing and testing SOAP-based web services.

However, after installing the plugin and starting it from Tools – SoapUI – Start SoapUI, you can only see the soapUI Navigator tool window, showing the project structure. You can not see or invoke the famous two-pane SoapUI ModelItem Editor displaying SOAP request-response pairs (at least in MS Windows).

A brief check of the soapUI Log – error log discovers that a class named RSyntaxTextArea cannot be found:

java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/fife/ui/rsyntaxtextarea/RSyntaxTextArea

That’s easily helped: just download RSyntaxTextArea from the SourceForge and copy




MagicDraw documentation

I like MagicDraw as a versatile CASE open to customizations. But recently, I’ve found this in the official MagicDraw javadoc:
Official javadoc for MagicDraw OpenAPI
Well, you can’t say the OpenAPI is missing open (ended) documentation, can you?

Update: For a start, I’ve created an index of MagicDraw 14.0 OpenAPI examples. You may find it useful – place it in