Using Amazon Q Developer in the IDE - Amazon Q Developer

Using Amazon Q Developer in the IDE

Use Amazon Q Developer in integrated development environments (IDEs) to learn about AWS and get assistance with your software development needs. In IDEs, Amazon Q includes the following capabilities:

  • Answering questions about building at AWS

  • Answering general questions about software development and code

  • Generating code

  • Updating your code language version

  • Developing new code features

  • Scanning your code for security vulnerabilities

  • Explaining, refactoring, or optimizing code snippets

Amazon Q is currently available as an extension in Visual Studio Code and a plugin in JetBrains. Inline suggestions from Amazon Q is additionally available in the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio. To install Amazon Q in your IDE, see Install the Amazon Q Developer extension or plugin in your IDE.