Category Archives: Cool Feature

Code review in JavaScript projects

When was the last time you reviewed someone else’s code or had your own code reviewed? None of us write 100% bug-free code, none of us know absolutely everything, and everybody at some point has had to maintain some truly … Continue reading

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Angular 2 workflow in WebStorm

WebStorm is well-known for its AngularJS 1 support. WebStorm 2016.1 introduces lots of new exciting features in Angular 2 support. Combining that with support for the latest TypeScript and ECMAScript 6 (2015) features, WebStorm can be a great playground for … Continue reading

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Customizing the WebStorm layout

WebStorm layout has three types of major UI elements. First of all, there’s the editor with the right and left gutters that show line numbers, status of VSC-modified lines, errors and warnings, and some other useful info. Second, there are … Continue reading

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Webinar Recording: WebStorm – Things You Probably Didn’t Know

The recording of our July 23 webinar with Hadi Hariri, WebStorm – Things You Probably Didn’t Know, is now available on JetBrains YouTube channel. In this video, you will learn lots of tips and tricks about how to work efficiently … Continue reading

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WebStorm 11 Early Access Program

We are starting the Early Access Program for WebStorm 11, our next major release. Go ahead and download WebStorm 11 EAP now! UPD: Read about the new features added in the next EAP build: WebStorm 11 EAP, 142.3805: improved HiDPI … Continue reading

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Node.js profiling in WebStorm. Part 2: Memory profiling.

We continue talking about our new Node.js profiling features in WebStorm 10. In our previous post we explored CPU profiling. In this one we’ll dive into the strategies for memory problems investigation and see how WebStorm can help us apply them.

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Node.js profiling in WebStorm. Part 1: CPU profiling.

Profiling is hard work. The amount of gathered information and demand to keep in mind the execution times and code structure is a serious challenge. WebStorm assists you on this tough journey. It points at hot spots by opening and highlighting … Continue reading

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ECMAScript 6 in WebStorm: Transpiling

For some time now WebStorm has supported ECMAScript 6 (a.k.a. ECMAScript 2015), the future standard for JavaScript. While its features get more and more support in modern browsers and runtimes (see the Kangax compatibility table), to deploy your ES6 code … Continue reading

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Plugin overview: Wallaby.js, continuous test runner

This is a guest blog post about wallaby.js, third-party plugin to WebStorm, PhpStorm, IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate, RubyMine, PyCharm. The plugin is a separately sold commercial product, but is currently free to try out. Wallaby.js a is a continuous test runner … Continue reading

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DailyJS survey results 2014: technologies WebStorm users use

Every year DailyJS, a popular blog on JavaScript development, runs a Developer Survey among their readers. We decided to have a closer look at the results of the 2014 survey which polled over 4000 developers. (Kudos to DailyJS for making … Continue reading

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