What are some alternatives?
When comparing Spring Roo and IntelliJ IDEA, you can also consider the following products
jHipster - JHipster is a Yeoman generator, used to create a Spring Boot + Angular project.
Microsoft Visual Studio - Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft.
OpenXava - OpenXava is a Web Java Framework for Rapid Development of Enterprise Applications.
Xcode - Xcode 4 is the new version of Apple’s powerful integrated development environment for creating great apps for Mac, iPhone, and iPad. Xcode 4 includes the Xcode IDE, instruments, iOS Simulator, and the latest Mac OS X and iOS SDKs.
CUBA.platform - A Full Stack Enterprise Java Framework with lots of out of the box functionality and amazing...
Eclipse - Eclipse is an open source community, whose projects are focused on building an open development platform comprised of extensible frameworks, tools and runtimes for building, deploying and managing software across the lifecycle.