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IntelliJ IDEA 9 Released, First Time with a Free Version


IntelliJ IDEA 9 is finally out, bringing you lots of goodies across the board!

If you haven’t followed the EAP (Early Access Program) or missed the Beta release, here is a quick summary of the key new features and improvements in this release:

  • Two editions: Community Edition, free and open-source, and Ultimate Edition, encompassing 100% of the famous IntelliJ IDEA functionality
  • 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 improvements
  • And lots more!

Read more about what’s new and download a free 30-day trial today.

Buy or upgrade to IntelliJ IDEA 9 right now.

Oh, and did you happen to buy your IntelliJ IDEA 8 license on or after October 1, 2009? If so, download v9 and upgrade right now — for free!

Start enjoying this latest and greatest IntelliJ IDEA every day — like we do!

— IntelliJ IDEA Team


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