IntelliJ IDEA

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IntelliJ IDEA
Developer(s) JetBrains
Stable release 13.1.1 / March 21, 2014 (2014-03-21)
Written in Java
Operating system Cross-platform
Type Java IDE
License Apache 2.0 for Community Edition (starting with version 9.0), Proprietary for Ultimate Edition

IntelliJ IDEA is a Java IDE by JetBrains, available as an Apache 2 Licensed community edition and commercial edition. It is often simply referred to as "IDEA" or "IntelliJ".[1] In a report by Infoworld in 2010, IntelliJ got 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 now developing Android Studio, a new 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: JSP, JSF, EJB, Ajax, Google Web Toolkit, Struts, Struts 2, JBoss Seam, Spring, Hibernate/JPA, Web Services, Ruby on Rails, Grails (framework), Java ME MIDP/CLDC, OSGi, Android, Tapestry, Google App Engine, FreeMarker, Velocity, Django, Play.

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

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

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