JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA Wins 2005 Software Development Magazine Readers' Choice Award

Recognized for Best Technical Support Among Small to Medium-size Businesses

PRAGUE, Czech Republic -- September 30, 2005 — JetBrains™, Inc., creators of intelligent, productivity-enhancing applications, announced its IntelliJ™ IDEA Java Integrated Development Environment (IDE) has been honored with a 2005 Software Development Magazine Readers' Choice Award for Best Technical Support Among Small to Medium-size Businesses.

SD Magazine readers determined the winners of this second annual award, selecting products and companies they feel passionate about. The award was presented Sept. 28 during the SD Best Practices Conference and Expo at Hynes Convention Center in Boston.

"JetBrains has made IntelliJ IDEA the most innovative IDE available and supporting our users is a key part of our technical leadership," said Eugene Belyaev, President and CTO at JetBrains. "We deeply appreciate this recognition from SD Magazine's readers, as it demonstrates we have succeeded in continuing to meet this important goal."

For more about IntelliJ IDEA see http://www.jetbrains.com/idea/. A fully functional 30-day evaluation copy of the newest version, JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA 5.0, can be downloaded at: http://www.jetbrains.com/idea/download.

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/), ReSharper for C# developers (see http://www.jetbrains.com/resharper/) and Omea Pro for users of extensive digital information (see http://www.jetbrains.com/omea/). 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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