JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA Honored with Productivity Award by Software Development Magazine

15th Annual Jolt Product Excellence & Productivity Awards Recognizes Flagship Java IDE for Languages and Development Environments Category

PRAGUE, Czech Republic -- March 18, 2005 — JetBrains™, Inc., creators of intelligent, productivity-enhancing tools, today announced that for the third year in a row its flagship IntelliJ IDEA 4.5 Java IDE has been honored in Software Development Magazine's 15th Annual Jolt Product Excellence and Productivity Awards, this year as a Productivity Award winner in the Languages and Development Environments category. The Jolt Awards honors products that have "jolted" the productivity of software development managers and their teams by making the task of creating software faster, easier and more efficient.

An intelligent Java IDE intensely focused on improving developer productivity while reducing routine time consuming tasks, IntelliJ IDEA was recognized by the editors of Software Development Magazine at a gala ceremony on March 16, 2005 at SD West in Santa Clara, California. Additional information on the Jolt Product
Excellence & Productivity Awards and a complete list of the winners are available at www.sdmagazine.com.

About JetBrains

JetBrains, Inc. 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 integrated development environment, IntelliJ IDEA (see details on the Web at http://www.jetbrains.com/idea/). 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.

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