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Opening EAP for IntelliJ IDEA 8.0

We’re glad to announce the availability of IntelliJ IDEA 8.0 first EAP.

Some of the IntelliJ IDEA 8.0 features are now available for the first preview:

  • Flex debugger
  • Improved Flex code editor, with new inspections
  • JavaScript debugger
  • JBoss seam support, with coding assistance and dedicated visual tools
  • Support for various SQL dialects, with coding assistance and injection
  • Numerous other enhancements and new features

Download the fresh build and give a try right now.
For the complete list of the new features and improvements, check Release Notes

Enjoy! And develop with pleasure! 🙂

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3 Responses to Opening EAP for IntelliJ IDEA 8.0

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    Fury says:

    March 21, 2008

    Superb, it’s a really great news!

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    James Dumay says:

    March 22, 2008

    Hey guys, by any chance will you be looking at fixing your polling based architecture so us guys who travel and develop don’t have to carry around a spare battery?

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    Jason Buberel says:

    April 15, 2008

    Too late for 8.0, but here is a feature that would put IntelliJ years ahead of the competition:

    A “Pair Programming Mode” allowing two developers visually share a single IntelliJ editing session remotely over a network. Build in support for voice-chat using XMPP/

    I know that this can be accomplished using other tools (VNC, Nomachine/NX, or GotoMyPC) but none of those implementations are specifically suited for the software developer. As more and more software is being developed by ‘virtual’ companies with employees spread out all over the country/planet, this is becoming a critical need for many development shops.

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