JetBrains News Archive (2004)

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Omea Reader time limited offer doesn't expire on January, 1

We have extended the time limited offer - now you can get the free license key for Omea Reader till March, 31, 2005!

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December 30, 2004

ReSharper update release

Download ReSharper 1.0.5 that features some important bugfixes.

December 24, 2004

IntelliJ IDEA Personal License

Until January, 15, 2005, individual developers can obtain an IntelliJ IDEA Personal license at 50% off the regular price. Those who obtain the Personal license also qualify for a 20% discount on all new user licenses for ReSharper. Personal licenses are for individual developers only and are not available to companies.

December 16, 2004

Omea Pro 1.0 Released!

After one and a half years of development, Omea Pro 1.0 is finally available.

Download it and give it a try - and don't forget that its current price of $49 is only a limited time offer! Your feedback is always welcome at

December 14, 2004

ReSharper Survey Lottery

We have currently placed a survey on our website to help us understand your business and technical needs for .NET development. Those of you who fill out the survey will have a good chance at winning 1 of the 20 ReSharper licenses we are giving away during the month of December.

Fill in the survey now

December 06, 2004

JetBrains Holiday Specials!

To join in the holiday cheer and get into the giving spirit, JetBrains will be offering special product promotions that will run until the last day of December 2004

Learn more

December 02, 2004

Omea Reader 1.0.2 released

This update release of Omea Reader includes quite a lot of new features inspired by the feedback that we have received since the release of Omea Reader 1.0, and some bugfixes.

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November 26, 2004

Get onBoard with JetBrains!

We are announcing Issue #1 of onBoard - JetBrains’ new online magazine for those who share our passion for innovation and smart development techniques.

November 16, 2004

IntelliJ IDEA update release

IntelliJ IDEA 4.5.3. update includes:
  • Debugger bugfixes for MacOS
  • Context help now works in run/debug tool windows
  • Plus various smaller fixes
You can download it now at

November 16, 2004

It's getting sharper all the time

Today we release ReSharper 1.0.4 bugfix update, you are welcome to download it at

October 14, 2004

IntelliJ IDEA free update

We have just released IntelliJ IDEA 4.5.2. Download this bugfix update to get:
  • performance improvements
  • Apache Tomcat 5.0.28 integration
  • minor bugfixes

October 12, 2004

Omea Reader 1.0 is released

We are happy to announce the release of the third product from JetBrains - Omea Reader 1.0.

Omea Reader is an easy to use, all-in-one RSS/ATOM feed reader, newsgroup reader, and web bookmark manager. But what really makes it unique is the level of information organization and management features including lightning-fast searches, flexible filing, contextual access, and extensibility.

As a limited time offer, you can get a FREE license for using Omea Reader.

We hope that you will enjoy using Omea Reader. Your comments and suggestions are welcome at As always, we thank you for your interest in JetBrains and your support for our products.

October 04, 2004

Omea Reader release candidate is available

Omea Reader second release candidate is available! Download it to read RSS and Atom feeds, newsgroups and bookmark files in one, simple to use interface.

September 28, 2004

ADT Magazine reviews ReSharper

"...If you're a C# person, it's definitely worth your while to take the free test drive."
ReSharper is reviewed by ADT Magazine.

August 25, 2004

Code Generation Network interviews Sergey Dmitriev

Read live interview with Sergey Dmitriev, JetBrains CEO, at the JavaOne conference this year.
Sergey talks about Fabrique, code generation, intentional programming, and his new project - Meta Programming System (MPS).

August 25, 2004

JetBrains Omea Public Beta released

A new JetBrains product Omea (code-named "OmniaMea" during its Early Access program) has entered its first public Beta release.

Omea is an extremely powerful yet simple to use "Integrated Information Environment". With Omea, you can access, organize, and quickly search all your digital resources, including e-mails, syndicated Web feeds, instant messaging conversations, newsgroup articles, favorite web sites, personal contacts, and even locally stored files (.doc, .pdf, .txt, etc.), all in one easy to use composite interface that's well organized and efficient to navigate.

You can download JetBrains Omea Public Beta 1.0 for a limited time at

A time-limited license enabling all features is included in the download.

You can report problems, discuss Omea with the development team and other Omea users on the public newsgroup jetbrains.omniamea.eap at the server

We hope you ejnoy this new product, and we welcome your comments and suggestions at As always, we thank you for your interest and your support for JetBrains products.

August 05, 2004

JetBrains ReSharper 1.0 is now available

We are truly excited to announce the release of our second JetBrains product: ReSharper 1.0.

ReSharper is an add-in for MS VisualStudio 2003 .NET. ReSharper brings to C# developers many of the same productivity-enhancing intelligent code automation and refactoring features that Java™ developers have come to know and love in our award-winning Java IDE, IntelliJ IDEA.

You can try out ReSharper free for 30 days. With an introductory price tag of just $99, ReSharper will pay for itself in boosted developer productivity in short order.

You can download ReSharper 1.0 at

We hope you will ejnoy using ReSharper, and we welcome your comments and suggestions at As always, we thank you for your interest in JetBrains and your support for our products.

July 21, 2004

IntelliJ IDEA named JDJ Editors Choice

JetBrains is pleased to announce that IntelliJ IDEA 4.0 has received the Java Developers Journal Editors’ Choice award for best Java™ IDE.

Read the story at the JDJ Web site:

July 15, 2004

JavaOne Photos, Highlights, Drawing Winners

What's that you say? You didn't make it to this year's JavaOne show because they chained you to your workstation until the release?

Not to worry! You can check out photos and show highlights in our JavaOne Virtual Tour, meet the lucky winners of our Happy Hour drawings, and learn about a special, limited-time free booklet + CD offer.

July 14, 2004

JetBrains/Compuware announcing integration agreement at JavaOne

JetBrains and Compuware are jointly announcing an agreement to integrate IntelliJ™ IDEA into Compuware's OptimalJ 3.2 Developer Edition. According to Compuware, OptimalJ "accelerates J2EE development by generating working applications directly from visual models."

JavaOne attendees: Get a sneak peek at upcoming release 4.5 of IntelliJ IDEA. Pick up a fully functional, pre-release demo disk at the JetBrains booth #1430. This will not be available elsewhere before the general release, currently planned for the first half of July.

June 28, 2004

Win a copy of IntelliJ IDEA at JavaOne

It's that time again, Java fans...

JavaOne™ is set to kick off Monday, June 28th in San Francisco. Needless to say, JetBrains will be on hand, this time with the newest version of IntelliJ IDEA (4.5) as well as JetBrains Fabrique, our new Rapid Application Development framework for creating custom Web and enterprise applications.

Be sure to stop by the JetBrains Booth, number 1430 and get your own fully functional evaluation copy of IntelliJ IDEA 4.5 and the early access version of JetBrains Fabrique. Both come complete with tutorial booklets.

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Visit us at 'Happy Hour' for a chance to win IntelliJ IDEA license!

You read right: we're going to give away free, fully-functional commercial licenses for IntelliJ IDEA 4.5 daily to 10 lucky JavaOne attendees, June 28 through June 30. Winners will also receive a free copy of O'Reilly Media's latest book, Better, Faster, Lighter Java, autographed by well known industry authors Bruce Tate and Justin Gehtland.

  • When? -starting at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during 'Happy Hour'
  • Where? -JetBrains Booth (number 1430) in the JavaOne Pavilion
  • How? -Pick up, fill out, and turn in an entry form at the JetBrains Booth

To ease the strain of suspense, all entrants will receive their very own JetBrains 'stress ball'!

Stay tuned to this feed for winner announcements and on-the-scene reports from JetBrainers at JavaOne.

June 25, 2004

Fabrique is reviewed at TheServerSide.COM

TheServerside.Com has published a review of Fabrique, our new RAD environment for web applications, now available for Early Access. Jess Balint, a veteran IntelliJ IDEA developer, gives an overview of Visual Fabrique's user interface and overall functionality.

You can read the review at

June 11, 2004

IntelliJ IDEA 4.5 is coming

In June, 2004 we are expecting to release IntelliJ IDEA 4.5, code-named "Pallada". Main features include:
  • Full JDK 1.5 support
  • Enhanced Java code analysis features
  • Java code-aware structured search and replace
  • New refactorings
as well as more than 50 usability and productivity features and significant enhancements to the existing functionality of IntelliJ IDEA 4.0.

June 10, 2004

Fabrique goes EAP#4

This release features significant changes to the user interface as well as enhancements and improvements to the functionality of the previous version.

As always, we are looking forward to your feedback. To participate in the Early Access Program and download Fabrique please, register at

June 02, 2004

We launch Early Access Program for ReSharper

We launch an EAP program for ReSharper - a C# refactoring add-in for MS Visual Studio .NET. More information on features and download at

May 28, 2004