Newest Release of the Famous IntelliJ IDEA Available to Public

By Jetbrains, PRNE
Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Major Release Delivers Rich set of Significant new Features, Surprises With Speed Improvements

PRAGUE, December 9 - Jetbrains(R), the creators of intelligent,
productivity-enhancing tools for software developers, have announced the
public availability of IntelliJ IDEA 9, the newest version of its
award-winning Java IDE.

Starting with version 9, IntelliJ IDEA is offered in two
editions: Community Edition, free and open-source, and Ultimate Edition,
encompassing 100% of the famous IntelliJ IDEA functionality.

IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition is the perfect choice for
those working on pure Java/Groovy applications or doing Swing development. It
has all the crown jewels of IntelliJ IDEA, including numerous refactorings
and code inspections, coding assistance, debugging, TestNG and JUnit testing;
CVS, Subversion and Git support, as well as Ant and Maven build integration.

IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate is the full-featured commercial
IntelliJ IDEA with a complete set of tools and integrations with the most
important modern technologies and frameworks, such as Spring and Hibernate -
a must-have for effective Web and Java EE development. Some of the general
features that set the Ultimate edition apart include tight Perforce, Rational
ClearCase and Microsoft Team Foundation Server integration, Dependency
Structure Matrix, advanced code manipulation with structural search and

"We're happy to make this latest release not only packed full
of new functionality, but also impressive in terms of the IDE performance,
especially startup speed," said Sergey Dmitriev, JetBrains CEO. "IntelliJ
IDEA 9 offers many great new features, such as support for Java EE 6, Spring
3.0, OSGi, Android, and Tapestry, as well as many productivity and usability
improvements. We keep up with all the latest technology trends and enjoy
close cooperation with our users, whose feedback and overall contribution
helps us stay on the cutting edge."

Key new features and improvements include:

    - Much faster environment, with background indexing on startup
    - Extensive Java EE 6 support
    - Many productivity features in core Java functionality
    - Best-of-breed PHP support, with dedicated debugger, PHPUnit, etc.
    - Visual editor for defining the structure of project deliverables
      (.war, .ear archives, etc.)
    - AIR support, ActionScript refactorings, and other Flex support
    - And much more

Review the new features in detail, and download your free
30-day trial, at

Download IntelliJ IDEA edition of your choice:

To buy or upgrade to IntelliJ IDEA 9 today, please visit

About JetBrains

JetBrains is a technology-leading software development firm
specializing in the creation of intelligent, productivity-enhancing software.
The company is widely known for its innovative, award-winning Java(TM)
integrated development environment, IntelliJ(TM) IDEA (see details on the Web
at; ReSharper and dotTrace Profiler for
.NET developers (see,; TeamCity - a continuous
integration and build management environment (; RubyMine - a Ruby and Rails IDE
(; YouTrack - the fastest issue and bug
tracker (; and MPS - Meta
Programming System for creating and extending programming languages
( JetBrains maintains its headquarters
in Prague, Czech Republic, with its R&D labs located in St. Petersburg,
and Boston, Massachusetts. For more information see

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