Java News from Thursday, August 16, 2007

JetBrains has posted the second milestone beta of IntelliJ IDEA 7.0. "IntelliJ IDEA 7 Milestone 1 introduces multiple new features and improvements in Java EE support, including Spring and Hibernate, code analysis, extended version control support, including Rational ClearCase integration, enhanced debugging, code search, usability and performance." Milestone 2 adds Groovy and Grails support, a new Dependency Structure Matrix, improved Spring-Hibernate integration, and built-in support for TestNG and Maven. IDEA is $499 payware.