Java News from Tuesday, August 9, 2005

JetBrains has released IntelliJ IDEA 5.0, a popular $499 payware integrated development environment for Java that runs on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Unix. Soem of the most significant new features include:

The upgrade price is $299.

Cedric Beust has released TestNG 2.5, an open source ( testing (unit, functional, and integration) framework based on annotations. Version 2.5 adds an IDEA plug-in, an IDEA plug-in, an alwaysRun annotation, and the ability to specify testing of entire packages rather than individual classes. TestNG is released under the Apache Software License. Java 1.4 or later is required.