IntelliJ IDEA 7: Milestone 1 is Reached

Posted on by Egor Malyshev

We’re proud to announce the Milestone 1 release of our flagship technology leading Java IDE, IntelliJ IDEA.

IntelliJ IDEA 7 Milestone 1 introduces multiple new features and improvements in Java EE support, including Spring and Hibernate, code analysis, extended version control support, including Rational ClearCase integration, enhanced debugging, code search, usability and performance.

The most remarkable of new features and improvements included in this release:

  • Performance improvements
  • Spring support
  • Hibernate support
  • Eclipse interoperability
  • Improved XML/HTML/XHTML/JSP/JSPX editor
  • Extended Version Control Systems support
  • Rational ClearCase integration
  • Improved JavaScript support
  • Enhanced code analysis
  • Better debugger
  • Multiple user interface improvements
  • Enhanced Java ME support
  • Better TeamCity Integration

To read more about IntelliJ IDEA 7 Milestone 1 and download a free 30-day trial, visit http://www.jetbrains.com/idea/nextversion/

See the Live Demo showing the most remarkable of the new features and improvements.

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5 Responses to IntelliJ IDEA 7: Milestone 1 is Reached

  1. Esko Luontola says:

    April 11, 2007

    Cool. How stable would you say that M1 is? Similar to regular betas or better?

  2. Kenneth Mark says:

    April 11, 2007

    Can IDEA 6 and 7 coexists or the newer version will replace my previous one ?

  3. Surya says:

    April 13, 2007

    They can coexist together. The performance improvements are worth this milestone alone!

  4. Michael Duffy says:

    April 16, 2007

    I downloaded IntelliJ 7M1. My only complaint was that the Jetty integration plug-in had issues. Once those are sorted out I’ll jump from version 6 to 7.

  5. Wolf Paulus says:

    April 19, 2007

    Looks good but without some of the most useful plugins (like VCSbar, SVNBar, simpleUML, etc. ) working, it doesn’t make much sense using it.

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