JetBrains Recognized for Leadership in the Software Development Industry

JetBrains wins the 2008 SD Times 100 and a Reader’s Merit Award from Visual Studio Magazine

August 6, 2008

Prague, Czech Republic, August 6, 2008 — JetBrains®, the creator of intelligent, productivity-enhancing tools for software developers, is again recognized for excellence and leadership in the industry. Two of its major products, IntelliJ IDEA and JetBrains ReSharper, continue to set new standards of developer productivity in the Java and .NET worlds, respectively.

JetBrains has won the 2008 SD Times 100 for its IntelliJ IDEA 7.0, the intelligent Java IDE. Judged by the editors of SD Times (, the SD Times 100 recognizes the top innovators and leaders in multiple software development industry areas.

“When choosing the 2008 SD Times 100, we carefully considered each organization’s products and services, reputation with development managers, and the new ideas and thought leadership that it has brought to the industry,” said Alan Zeichick, Editorial Director of BZ Media’s SD Times. “Thanks to companies like JetBrains, the art and science of software development continues to advance at a rapid pace.”

In the .NET department, JetBrains ReSharper has been honored with a Readers’ Merit Award from Visual Studio Magazine ( in the Development Tools category. The 2008 winners, which appear in the August issue, are chosen by Visual Studio Magazine’s readers and honor excellent software products in 22 categories.

“These awards are especially noteworthy because it is the people who use these products day in and day out, the developers in the trenches, who select the products they consider the best in their respective categories,” said Patrick Meader, editor in chief of Visual Studio Magazine.

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About JetBrains

JetBrains is a technology-leading software development firm specializing in the creation of intelligent, productivity-enhancing software. The company is widely known for its innovative Java™ integrated development environment, IntelliJ™ IDEA (see details at, ReSharper and dotTrace Profiler for .NET developers (see, and TeamCity — a continuous integration and build management environment ( JetBrains maintains its headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic, with its R&D labs located in St. Petersburg, Russia and Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, see

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Note to Editors: JetBrains, IntelliJ, IntelliJ IDEA, ReSharper, dotTrace, and TeamCity are trademarks or registered trademarks of JetBrains s.r.o. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

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