Category Archives: Cool Feature

JavaScript Postfix Completion

This post is part of a series of posts covering features in WebStorm 9 EAP: WebStorm 9 EAP is open Live Edit Updates in WebStorm 9 – What’s new? Tracing, debugging and profiling Node.js with spy-js It was bound to … Continue reading

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Tracing, debugging and profiling Node.js with spy-js

This post is part of a series of posts covering features in WebStorm 9 EAP: WebStorm EAP is open! Live Edit updates in WebStorm 9 – What’s new? JavaScript Postfix Completion Spy-js, our “secret agent”, has done a great job … Continue reading

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Live Edit Updates in WebStorm 9 — What’s New?

This post is part of a series of posts covering features in WebStorm 9 EAP: WebStorm 9 EAP is open Tracing, debugging and profiling Node.js with spy-js JavaScript Postfix Completion WebStorm 9 brings a highly demanded new feature: Live Edit … Continue reading

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Code Quality Analysis in WebStorm

WebStorm comes with many powerful tools to assure the high quality of your code base. Dozens of built-in inspections are enabled by default. These static code analysis tools help you find probable bugs, detect performance issues and improve the overall … Continue reading

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How WebStorm Works: Completion for JavaScript Libraries

One of the essential features of WebStorm’s editor is code completion. The way it is implemented in WebStorm is that it takes all JavaScript files in the project and goes through them, adding functions and methods to an internal index … Continue reading

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The Brunch Build Tool

This is a guest post by Michael Schmatz, Lead Developer at CodeCombat One of the most important parts of CodeCombat’s development workflow is Brunch. In this post I’ll tell you why CodeCombat chose Brunch, run through setting up a basic … Continue reading

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MEAN Stack Walkthrough and Tips

MEAN is a full-stack web framework that consists of four very popular JavaScript-based projects: MongoDB, express, AngularJS and Node.js.                This screencast shows how  you can work with this development stack in WebStorm. WebStorm supports each of the MEAN projects with … Continue reading

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Grunt in WebStorm 8

Grunt is a very popular tool in the JavaScript community. It’s built on top of NodeJS, but it’s used even in most front-end only projects. So even if you don’t work with NodeJS, many JavaScript developers install NodeJS simply to … Continue reading

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Spy-js: WebStorm secret service

Introduction What is the difference between Orem, Utah, USA; Munich, Germany; Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; and St. Petersburg, Russia? Well, they are thousands of kilometers apart, span 3 climate zones from continental to subtropical, and only one of them is … Continue reading

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WebStorm 8.0.1 Bug Fix Update is Available: node-webkit, TypeScript 1.0 and Sass 3.3

WebStorm 8.0.1 bug fix update (build 135.621) is available now. If you’re using WebStorm 8.0, you’ll get a notification about available update or you can check for updates manually and make a patch-update. Or, if you like, you can download … Continue reading

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