JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA 3.0 Named Finalist for 2003 JavaWorld Editors' Choice Award

Second Consecutive Year Nominated as Best Java IDE

SAN MATEO, California, May 13, 2003 - JetBrains, Inc., creators of intelligent application development tools for the Java platform, announced today that its award-winning JetBrains IntelliJ IDEATM 3.0 has been named as a finalist in the Best Java IDE category of the prestigious 2003 JavaWorld Editors' Choice Awards.

The annual Awards recognize innovative companies, organizations and persons for their commitment to developing new Java tools and technologies. This is the second consecutive year JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA has been recognized by JavaWorld's editors as a global leader in Java technology.

JavaWorld's panel of judges, consisting of editors and contributors to the highly regarded journal, carefully weigh each product or technology on the basis of its features and functions, as well as its impact in advancing Java as a language and platform, in determining award finalists. Winners will be announced June 9 at JavaOne in San Francisco.

"It is an honor to receive such important recognition, for the second straight year, from this leading industry publication," said Eugene Belyaev, President and Chief Technology Officer of JetBrains, Inc. "This shows we are on the right track in our efforts to provide developers with a rich set of high-quality, innovative and easy-to-use products."

JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA 3.0 is immediately available for purchase. A complete list of features and free 30-day, fully functional evaluation copy are available at www.jetbrains.com. Sales representatives are also available in the Medford, New Jersey office by calling (609) 714-7883 and in San Mateo, California by calling (650) 378-8571.

About JetBrains, Inc.

JetBrains, Inc. is a technology-leading software development firm specializing in the creation of intelligent development tools for the Java platform. The company is widely known for its innovative, unsurpassed Java integrated development environment, IntelliJIDEA (see details on the Web at http://www.intellij.com/idea). JetBrains, Inc. maintains its headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic, with its R&D lab located in St. Petersburg, Russia. For more information, see www.intellij.com.

IntelliJ and IntelliJ IDEA are trademarks or registered trademarks of JetBrains, Inc. Java, J2EE are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

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