Java News from Wednesday, November 9, 2005

JetBrains has released IntelliJ IDEA 5.0.2, a popular $499 payware integrated development environment for Java that runs on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Unix. Mostly this is a bug fix release, but it also makes a couple of dozen improvements to the inspections so overall it has a better understanding of your code.

Apache has released version 1.2.15 of the Tomcat mod_jk web server connector. This connector enables Apache web server users to forward servlet requests to Tomcat while still using Apache for static pages. Version 1.2.15 is a bug fix release.