To use Voqal, you will need one key:

  • A Google API access key (for multimodal inferencing)

Google is currently offering a free tier for Gemini 1.5 flash, which is the current recommended model to use with Voqal.

Acquire Google API key

  • Go to Google AI Studio
  • Sign up for a free account or login to your existing account
  • Click the “Get API key” button to create a new API key
  • Copy the API key to your clipboard

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 Voqal.
  5. Press Install.
  6. Click OK in the Settings dialog.

Configure plugin

Voqal can be configured in the IDE settings under:

  • Settings -> Tools -> Voqal

Speak up

That’s all there is to it. Voqal doesn’t use wake words or keywords, so you can start coding right away. Go ahead and say hello!