Category Archives: Behind-the-scenes

JetBrains 3rd Annual Hackathon: New-Generation Debugger Grabs 1st Place

JetBrains 2015 Hackathon took place July 9-11 at our offices in St. Petersburg and Munich, with additional team members joining remotely. The basic idea was to have some fun and build something viable from scratch in a short time frame. … Continue reading

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JetBrains Way to C++: The Inside Story of Our Journey

Introduction For the last 15 years, JetBrains has provided software developers with tools to make them more productive, work faster, and solve mundane tasks in an automatic way. From smart IDEs and code editors to teamware tools, the JetBrains portfolio … Continue reading

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JetBrains 2014: The Year in Review

Our team was hard at work in 2014 delivering new releases of our existing products and bringing new ones to market. In this post we are going to take a look at those and some of the other biggest moments … Continue reading

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Animatron: HTML5 Animation Editor Inspired by Middle-School Homework Assignment

This guest post is by Dmitry Skavish, Co-Founder and CEO of Animatron.  A couple of years ago, JetBrains helped us start our company, Animatron, with the goal of building a visual HTML5 animation editor that allows you to create mobile-friendly interactive … Continue reading

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Meet Systematic, a JetBrains Customer

Systematic is an IT Solutions provider with its global headquarters located in Denmark. Requiring a reliable tools chain to support their mission critical software, Systematic turns to JetBrains software development tools. Learn how Systematic is using ReSharper, IntelliJ IDEA and TeamCity. … Continue reading

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JetBrains’ St. Petersburg R&D Lab Grows, Moves to New Office

Expanding quickly over the last two years, our St. Petersburg team finally outgrew its office earlier this spring. In May 2013, we left the ‘Times,’ a four-story office building on Kantemirovskaya street that had served us well since 2004. Our … Continue reading

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From Genome Query to Machine Learning, JetBrains Supports Exciting Science & Technology Projects

Some time ago we told you about our Educational Projects. Today we’d like to give you more insight into other interesting projects which JetBrains sponsors and helps organize in order to enhance learning culture inside the company and the community. … Continue reading

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Inside Darcula L&F: An Interview with Konstantin Bulenkov

In this interview we speak with Konstantin Bulenkov about Darcula, the new stylish dark look and feel that first appeared in the 2012 release of IntelliJ IDEA 12. Since that time, the popular look and feel has been rolled out … Continue reading

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JetBrains Hackathon 2013: Winning Project Weighs in at 100 KG

A few days ago our St. Petersburg and Munich offices together held an exciting Hackathon. Dozens of teams put their regular projects aside and devoted 48 hours to designing and coding their own new product. Hackathons, also called hack days, … Continue reading

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JetBrains wins IT Table Tennis Cup 2013 in St. Petersburg, Russia, for 2nd year in a row!

You can probably tell that we at JetBrains love table tennis. Many of us enjoy taking a break and hitting a few balls over the net in the special room we have in the office. IT Table Tennis Cup became … Continue reading

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