The primary focus for our May updates is to make the Spark development work easier for you in IntelliJ! In this release, your spark remote debugging experience is significantly improved. Scala SDKs Installation, Scala project creation, and Spark Job submission are also simplified. You can now use IntelliJ "run as" or "debug as" for Spark job submission and debugging. You can also load Spark job configuration from local property file now. The key updates are summarized in the following.
The installation and Scala project creation processes are simplified greatly through on demand Scala Plugin installation and the Scala SDKs auto download during Scala project creation.
Read about it on the Azure blog.