JDJ Readers Name JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA Best Java IDE

Jan 16, 2006, 00:00 ET from JetBrains

    PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBrains(TM), creator of
 intelligent, productivity-enhancing applications, announced today its
 IntelliJ(TM) IDEA has been named winner in the Best Java IDE category of the
 10th annual Java Developer's Journal  Readers' Choice Awards.  IntelliJ IDEA
 was also runner up in the Best Java Application, Best J2EE Application
 Development Framework, and Most Innovative Java Product categories. The
 Readers' Choice Awards program, held annually by SYS-CON Media, recognizes
 excellence in solutions provided by the top Java vendors in the market.
     In the annual competition, readers of Java Developer's Journal vote in a
 wide variety of categories for their favored software applications. The full
 results of the JDJ Readers' Choice Awards widely referred to as the "Oscars of
 the Software Industry," are available at http://jdj.sys-con.com/.
     "Winning this award is recognition that our work on IDEA, particularly
 this year, has not gone unnoticed." said Alex Tkachman, Director of Marketing
 at JetBrains.  "Despite consistent shifts in the Java IDE market over the past
 4 years, our continued focus on helping developers become more productive,
 enjoy their work more and improve the quality of their code clearly addresses
 a basic need in the market. We are very pleased to receive this important
 confirmation of the value of IntelliJ IDEA's innovations."
     "This Award reflects the clear leadership enjoyed in 2005 by JetBrains
 with IntelliJ IDEA in the Best IDE space," said SYS-CON Group Publisher &
 Editorial Director Jeremy Geelan. "We are very proud of Java Developer's
 Journal's proactive role in helping to facilitate this community-driven
 process and congratulate JetBrains and its product team on all the work that
 underlies the winning of this prestigious Award."
     JetBrains continued breaking ground in IDE technology in 2005, with the
 release of IntelliJ IDEA 5.0, the announcement of the Companion Products
 Program, introduction of the TMate collaboration plug-in for IntelliJ IDEA and
 more. For a complete list of features and a free 30-day, fully functional
 evaluation copy of IntelliJ IDEA, visit http://www.jetbrains.com/idea.
     About JetBrains
     JetBrains is a technology-leading software development firm specializing
 in the creation of intelligent, productivity-enhancing software. The company
 is widely known for its innovative, award-winning Java(TM) integrated
 development environment, IntelliJ(TM) IDEA (see details on the Web at
 http://www.jetbrains.com/idea), ReSharper and dotTrace Profiler for C#
 developers (see http://www.jetbrains.com/resharper,
 http://www.jetbrains.com/profiler). JetBrains maintains its headquarters in
 Prague, Czech Republic, with its R&D labs located in St. Petersburg, Russia
 and Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, see http://www.jetbrains.com.
     Note to Editors: JetBrains, IntelliJ, IntelliJ IDEA, ReSharper and
 dotTrace Profiler are trademarks or registered trademarks of JetBrains s.r.o.
 All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

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