Category Archives: WebStorm

Drag & Drop Project Files to Remote Hosts in PhpStorm

The Remote Host pane allows us to work directly on a remote server through FTP, FTPS, SFTP or a local/network folder. A lot of people asked us to add drag & drop to the Remote Host pane in PhpStorm. Good … Continue reading

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Built-in Server in WebStorm 6

Have you ever started writing an app only to realize that you need a simple local webserver? Never fear, WebStorm 6 is here! Simply open “http://localhost:63342/”, append your project name, and WebStorm will serve up your site for you!

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CoffeeScript Debugging with Sourcemaps in WebStorm 6 / PhpStorm 6

Sourcemaps help to solve the problems in the JavaScript ecosystem introduced with JS minification and transpiling from other languages (e.g., CoffeeScript and TypeScript): Sourcemaps allow you to navigate between minified JavaScript files and the original JavaScript files before they were … Continue reading

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WebStorm 6.0 released: adds TypeScript, debugging with source maps, fresh UI and much more

WebStorm 6.0, a new major update of our JavaScript IDE is available for immediate download and we are very excited to tell you what’s in it! First, WebStorm allows for smarter and more streamlined web development with modern languages such … Continue reading

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File Watchers in WebStorm/PhpStorm 6 (a.k.a. “Background Tasks”)

*Note – users of other JetBrains IDEs (RubyMine, PyCharm, IntelliJ IDEA, …) will need to download and install the File Watchers plugin to use this functionality (available for free). The plugin is already bundled with WebStorm and PhpStorm. Many users … Continue reading

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JavaScript Libraries Improvements in WebStorm 6

Every JavaScript project bigger than “Hello, World” one uses libraries, often many of them. That’s why handling libraries properly is so important for the IDE. Let’s look at how WebStorm 6 supports libraries and what have been changed since version … Continue reading

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TypeScript Support in WebStorm 6

One of the evolutions in JavaScript development is the new TypeScript language, an open-source superset of JavaScript that allows us to write code in a typed language which compiles to JavaScript. At JеtВrаins wе wоrk tirеlеssly tо bring аbоut mоrе … Continue reading

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WebStorm 6 Release Candidate is Out!

Today we’re excited to announce Release Candidate build for WebStorm 6! We’re really close to the release, so the focus is stability and performance in all subsystems. However there’s another new feature that we decided to put in it: support for … Continue reading

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WebStorm 6 EAP build 126.309

Here comes new fresh EAP build #126.309. Visible changes are: Emmet support now works in CSS files. Indeed, it is quite powerful (here’s the exact list of what’s done so far): Given: Result (after you press Tab): IDE now bundles support for … Continue reading

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WebStorm 6 EAP build 126.254

Please meet the new WebStorm 6 EAP build number 126.254. The changes worth mentioning include: The IDE will now highlight your JavaScript code according to the libraries that are configured for the file. This way you can now use libraries not … Continue reading

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