Hurray! At last IntelliJ IDEA 8.0 has been released. I was waiting for a long time for it. For J2EE developers there are some new fruits. I was specially waiting for the FreeMarker(FTL) plugin. In IDEA 8.0 it has been incorporated.
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It is really a lucky concourse of circumstances that today, 8/8/08, we’re releasing IntelliJ IDEA 8 Milestone 1!
This release is a preview of IntelliJ IDEA 8, which is due out by the end of Fall 2008.
Milestone 1 demonstrates greatly extended support for modern technologies, frameworks and languages, plus noticeably better IDE performance.
Here’s the list of major new features that are already available to try out:
- JBoss Seam Integration
- Greatly improved performance
- Spring 2.5
- FreeMarker, Velocity, GWT 1.5
- REST WebServices support
- Struts 2
- Multi-dialect SQL Console
- New Java refactorings
- Even smarter code completion
- Numerous new code inspections
- and many more
Read more about all the new features, watch them in live action, and get your copy of the fresh release to try it all for yourself.