JetBrains Shares Holiday Spirit With Developers

Special Discounted Product Promotions for Industry-Leading JetBrains Products

December 10, 2004

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — December 10, 2004 — JetBrains™, Inc., creators of intelligent, productivity-enhancing tools, today announced a series of holiday-spirited promotions for the developer community, centered around its award-winning Java IDE IntelliJ™ IDEA and its new productivity and C# refactoring tool, ReSharper™. The promotions are effective through the end of December 2004.

For developers anxious to jump to IntelliJ IDEA but who have been stuck with a previous IDE investment, JetBrains is offering IntelliJ IDEA at 20% off the normal price as a competitive upgrade from the commercial version of a competitors’ product. Competitive upgrade licenses entitle users to free support and additional discounts on future IntelliJ IDEA releases. For details on how to obtain a competitive upgrade, fill in the form at:

Each year JetBrains offers a highly anticipated IntelliJ IDEA Personal License promotion for individual developers. For a limited time, starting December 15, users can purchase a personal IDEA license at 50% off full list price.

JetBrains is also offering IntelliJ IDEA users a 20% discount on ReSharper, the powerful new plug-in for Visual Studio .NET 2003. Regularly $99 USD, the license includes a free upgrade to ReSharper for VS .NET 2005. Both IntelliJ IDEA and ReSharper at a 20% discount are available at:

In the spirit of the holidays, JetBrains is also offering an opportunity to participate in a .NET development requirements survey that gathers input directly from the developer community in order to help JetBrains better understand the business and technical needs for .NET development. Participants in the survey, at, will be entered to win one of 20 ReSharper licenses during the month of December. Winners will be notified by email.

A free, fully functional 30-day evaluation copy of IntelliJ IDEA 4.5 is available to all developers at

About JetBrains

JetBrains, Inc. is a technology-leading software development firm specializing in the creation of intelligent, productivity-enhancing software. The company is widely known for its innovative, award-winning Java integrated development environment, IntelliJ IDEA (see details on the Web at JetBrains, Inc. maintains its headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic, with R&D labs located in St. Petersburg, Russia and Boston, Massachusetts and sales offices in San Mateo, California and Medford, New Jersey. For more information, see

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IntelliJ and IntelliJ IDEA, and ReSharper are trademarks or registered trademarks of JetBrains, Inc. All other trademarks for products mentioned herein are the properties of their respective owners.

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