IntelliJ IDEA

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IntelliJ IDEA
IntelliJ IDEA 12.0.4 Ultimate.jpg
Demonstration of IntelliJ IDEA
Developer(s) JetBrains
Stable release 13.1.5 / September 30, 2014; 18 days ago (2014-09-30)
Written in Java
Operating system Windows, OS X, Linux
Type Java IDE

IntelliJ IDEA is a Java IDE by JetBrains. It is available as an Apache 2 Licensed community edition and a commercial edition.[1] In a report by Infoworld in 2010, IntelliJ received the highest test center score out of the 4 Top Java Programming Tools : Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA, NetBeans, and Oracle JDeveloper.[2]


The first version of IntelliJ IDEA was released in January 2001, and at the time was one of the first available Java IDE with advanced code navigation and code refactoring capabilities integrated.[3][4]

Google is developing a product called Android Studio, an open source Android Development IDE based on the open source community edition of IntelliJ IDEA.


Version 12.1 includes support for Java 8, UI designer for Android development, Play 2.0 and Scala.

Supported languages:

Supported technologies and frameworks: Ajax, Android, Django, EJB, FreeMarker, Google App Engine, Google Web Toolkit, Grail, Hibernate/JPA, Java ME MIDP/CLDC, JBoss Seam, JSF, JSP, OSGi, Play, Ruby on Rails, Spring, Struts 2, Struts, Tapestry, Velocity, Web Services.

Supported application servers: Geronimo, GlassFish, JBoss, Jetty, Tomcat, WebLogic, WebSphere.

Supported software versioning and revision control systems: Apache Ant, Apache Maven, Apache Subversion, CVS, Git, JUnit, TestNG and sbt. A free plugin also exists for the Atlassian IntelliJ Connector integrating JIRA, Bamboo, Crucible FishEye.[5]

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