IntelliJ IDEA 8.0 Technology Roadmap
Advanced support for Python development and debugging is in development. Specific details concerning release of this functionality will be announced later.
Existing Ruby support will be improved, and a debugger for Ruby will be implemented. Specific details concerning release of this functionality will be announced later.
The existing Groovy plugin will be further improved, and we plan to bundle it with IntelliJ IDEA 8.
Scala support is in development as a separate plugin which is planned to be completed after the release date of IDEA 8, and is not going to be bundled.
Planned features for Flex support include:
- Compiler integration
- Adobe AIR support
Built-in support for SQL is in development. The following SQL dialects are planned to be supported:
- Microsoft SQL Server
Partial Java EE 6
- JSF 2.0
- WebBeans 1.0
- Glassfish 3.0 support
- JAX-RS 1.0
- Servlet API 3.0
Advanced support for JBoss Seam is currently in development. Features include:
- Navigation and refactoring support
- Pageflow designer
XSLT / XPath support
Ability to inject support of spercified language info user identified fragments of user code
- Spring 2.5
- Spring Web Flow
Version Control Integration
New features of Subversion 1.5 (merge tracking, changelists etc.) will be supported. An update supporting the new working copy format and server protocol will also be released for IntelliJ IDEA 7.
Team Foundation Server
A plugin supporting the version control features of Microsoft Team Foundation Server is currently in development. It is planned to be released for both IDEA 7 and 8.