PRAGUE, June 26 /PRNewswire/ --

- Milestone Release Gives a Glimpse of Things to Come in Intellij Idea 9, Makes Available Major New Features

JetBrains(R), creators of intelligent, productivity-enhancing tools for software developers, have announced the availability of IntelliJ(R) IDEA 9 Milestone Release 1, an official preview of the award-winning Java IDE due for release by the end of Fall 2009.

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The Milestone release is an important step toward the next version of IntelliJ IDEA, designed to help developers stay in sync with the latest technologies, frameworks and languages.

We want to demonstrate the progress we've made toward IntelliJ IDEA 9 and show developers what it has in store for them, said Max Shafirov, IntelliJ IDEA project lead. A milestone release is also a great chance for our users to voice their opinions and provide input on areas that still need improvement. We will carefully evaluate and utilize all feedback. Developers, in turn, can already start using the latest features we've implemented.

IntelliJ IDEA 9 continues to expand developers' possibilities with the following new features and improvements:

- Optimized overall performance and usability - Improved core Java development facilities - Java EE 6 support - Tapestry and OSGi integration - An optimized project indexing engine - Support for Android and Google App Engine - Global project-wide code analysis - Improved Flex support - GWT 1.6 support - And much more

To learn more about IntelliJ IDEA and download the latest build, see the official IntelliJ IDEA site at

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 (, and RubyMine - a Ruby and Rails IDE ( JetBrains maintains its headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic, with its RD labs located in St. Petersburg, Russia and Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, see

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