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8.8.8 - IntelliJ IDEA 8 Milestone 1 is Here

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On the 8th August 2008 JetBrains releases IntelliJ IDEA 8 Milestone 1.

Though IntelliJ IDEA 8 is due out by the end of autumn 2008, you can already preview it and try some of the major new features. Milestone 1 greatly extends support for modern technologies, frameworks and languages. Smooth, fast and effective development is made possible thanks to IntelliJ IDEA’s famous productivity-boosting features and native support of every technology and language you need, all tied together in a robust, extensible IDE.

Here is just a brief list of the most outstanding features you can find in this release:

  • Improved performance
  • JBoss Seam Integration
  • JavaScript/FlexDebugger
  • Spring 2.5
  • FreeMarker, Velocity, GWT 1.5
  • Great support for REST WebServices
  • Struts 2
  • Multi-dialect SQL Console
  • Reworked project configuration
  • New automated refactorings
  • Improved coding assistance
  • Numerous new code inspections
  • and more...


Read about the new features, download the fresh release to try them hands on, and give your feedback :)


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