JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA 3.0 Named Finalist for Jolt Product Excellence and Productivity Awards

SAN MATEO, California, Jan. 28, 2003 - JetBrains, Inc., creator of intelligent application development tools for the Java platform, announced today that for the second year in a row its award-winning JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA¬ô 3.0 was selected as a finalist in Software Development Magazine's 13th annual Jolt Product Excellence and Productivity Awards. The Jolt Awards honor 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.

IntelliJ IDEA 3.0, the technology-leading Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for Java developers, won last year's Jolt Product Award in the Languages and Development Environments category, where it has been recognized as a finalist again this year. Software Development editors, columnists and industry gurus selected JetBrains from more than 700 nominations. Winners will be announced March 26 at the Santa Clara Convention Center during SD West 2003 and featured in the June issue of Software Development Magazine.

"We are honored to receive such important recognition from a leading industry publication," said Eugene Belyaev, President and Chief Technology Officer of JetBrains, Inc. "We strive to give developers a rich set of high-quality, innovative and easy-to-use products and this acknowledgement validates that our efforts are paying off."

Pricing and availability:

JetBrainsIntelliJ IDEA 3.0 is available immediately for purchase for platforms including Windows, Linux and Unix. A complete list of features and free 30-day, fully functional evaluation copy is available at www.jetbrains.com. Sales representatives are 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, IntelliJ IDEA (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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