Java News from Wednesday, July 28, 2004

JetBrains has released IntelliJ IDEA 4.5, a popular $499 payware integrated development environment for Java that runs on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Unix. Version 4.5 adds support for Java 1.5, more static code checking, several new refactorings including inline constant, extract subclass, and convert to instance method, and Java code-aware structured search and replace. Upgrades are free for all 4.x licensees and anyone who bought 3.x after October 15, 2003. Users of earlier versions can upgrade for $299.

Derrick Oswald has released the HTML parser 1.4.2, a free (LGPL) class library for parsing "real-world HTML." This is a bug fix release.