This is not a complete list of new features planned to be implemented in IntelliJ IDEA 8. This is only an overview of major new technologies that we plan to support.
This is not a final plan. It will be updated as the development proceeds.
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:
Built-in support for SQL is in development. The following SQL dialects are planned to be supported:
Advanced support for JBoss Seam is currently in development. Features include:
Ability to inject support of spercified language info user identified fragments of user code
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.
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.