Kotlin Open Sourced

by Alex Blewitt on  Feb 14, 2012 2

JetBrains have open-sourced their Kotlin language, compiler and have offered a free plugin for IntelliJ users to write Kotlin code. The language is also buildable with Ant, Maven and Gradle builders. How does it compare to the other JVM based languages on the scene? Read on to find more.

IntelliJ IDEA 11 - What is New

by Fabian Lange on  Feb 02, 2012 1

JetBrains released IDEA 11 before Christmas, bringing improvements to performance, Groovy and Grails support, and to Version Control plugins. InfoQ took a detailed look at what is new.

JetBrains Release IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 With Full Java 7 Support

by Charles Humble on  May 20, 2011

JetBrains have released IDEA 10.5 with support for Java 7, Groovy 1.8 and Spring 3.1 as well as further usability improvements. Version 10.5 is a free update for developers with a version 10 license, and the Ultimate version is now offered at a lower price for new licenses and for personal license upgrades.

JetBrains Releases Intellij IDEA 10

by Tim Cull on  Dec 23, 2010 1

This month, JetBrains announced it released Intellij IDEA 10, a major upgrade to its integrated development environment. As a major revision, the new Intellij has a long list of changes and improvements. A selection of the improvements include: performance improvements, enhanced support for various frameworks and technologies, improved version control support.

JetBrains MPS 1.1: Performance Improvements and Easier Debugging

by Michael Hunger on  Mar 23, 2010

Half a year ago, Meta-Programming System (MPS) version 1.0 was released by JetBrains. Following up on this, the 1.1 release occurred in December. InfoQ revisited the current state of the language workbench, which is provided as an open source product under an Apache 2.0 license (with the exception of the JetBrains IDE framework, which was extracted from IntelliJ IDEA and which is not open source).

Bundle.update: OSGi in Java EE, JSR 294 Marked Inactive

by Alex Blewitt on  Dec 11, 2009 1

Since the last bundle.update, a number of interesting events have occurred in the OSGi and modular Java space. JSR 294 has been (automatically) marked as inactive, the Enterprise Expert Group has released draft 4, WebSphere will allow direct running of OSGi applications and upcoming OSGi conferences have early bird discounts and call for speakers finishing soon.

Bundle.update: the Current State of OSGi

by Alex Blewitt on  Oct 16, 2009 3

It's been a month since OSGi 4.2 was released. What's been happening in the OSGi space since then?

IntelliJ Goes Open Source

by Scott Delap on  Oct 15, 2009 10

Today Jetbrains announced the creation of an open source community edition of IntelliJ as well as a new commercial Ultimate Edition.

All In One IDE Released

by Craig Wickesser on  Nov 23, 2008 4

JetBrains has been continuously improving their award winning Java IDE, Intellij IDEA. However, it has gone way beyond just a Java development tool, especially with this latest release.

IntelliJ IDEA's Dependency Structure Matrix Tool Visualizes Architecture

by Michael Bushe on  Feb 12, 2008 2

JetBrains includes a Dependency Structure Matrix (DSM) tool in its recently released version 7.  DSM tools generate a representation of a codebase's dependencies in an appealing martix visualization.  This article looks at how DSM can improve project structure and how IDEA's DSM tool compares with alternatives.

Scalability: Dynamic and Static Programming Languages

by Sadek Drobi on  Feb 08, 2008 8

In the wake of the demise of Chandler personal information management project, a discussion has occurred on TSS about the scalability potential of dynamic languages. Ted Neward attempted to go beyond language quarrel in order to provide some structured insights on this issue.

Interview: Rod Johnson discusses the Spring Portfolio

by Ryan Slobojan on  Feb 07, 2008 4

In this interview from QCon San Francisco, SpringSource CEO Rod Johnson discusses the origins and philosophy of Spring, the Spring Portfolio, Spring Web Flow, Spring Batch, Spring.Net, the partnership with Tasktop Technologies, and community involvement and utilization of Spring.

IntelliJ IDEA 7 adds Groovy and Grails Support

by Geoffrey Wiseman on  Dec 05, 2007

Dynamic language support is becoming an increasingly common part of Java IDEs. NetBeans 6 has Ruby integration, Eclipse has the DLTK and Aptana, and IntelliJ IDEA 7 offers support for Ruby as well as support for Groovy and Grails (it made its first appearance in milestone 2 and will coming out of beta shortly).

IntelliJ IDEA 7.0 Adds Spring/Hibernate Support, Eclipse Interoperability, and Maven Integration

by Scott Delap on  Oct 15, 2007 1

Jetbrains has released IntelliJ IDEA 7.0. This version rounds out support for many popular Java technologies (Hibernate, Spring, and Maven) while adding support for additional languages such as Groovy and Ruby.

JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA 7 M2 Adds Groovy/Grails Support, Dependency Analysis

by Scott Delap on  Aug 14, 2007 3

JetBrains has released the second milestone of IntelliJ IDEA 7. Among the features of M2 are enhanced Groovy/Grails support, dependency analysis tools, and better Spring/Hibernate integration.