IntelliJ IDEA 8 Milestone 1 Is Here

It is really a lucky concourse of circumstances that today, 8/8/08, we’re releasing IntelliJ IDEA 8 Milestone 1!

This release is a preview of IntelliJ IDEA 8, which is due out by the end of Fall 2008.
Milestone 1 demonstrates greatly extended support for modern technologies, frameworks and languages, plus noticeably better IDE performance.
Here’s the list of major new features that are already available to try out:

  • JBoss Seam Integration
  • Javascript/Flex Debugger
  • Greatly improved performance
  • Spring 2.5
  • FreeMarker, Velocity, GWT 1.5
  • REST WebServices support
  • Struts 2
  • Multi-dialect SQL Console
  • New Java refactorings
  • Even smarter code completion
  • Numerous new code inspections
  • and many more

Read more about all the new features, watch them in live action, and get your copy of the fresh release to try it all for yourself.

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