Category Archives: Cool Feature

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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AngularJS Workflow in WebStorm

WebStorm 8 introduces a slew of new AngularJS features. This post will help you understand and optimize your workflow around what we provide. Include angular.js in Your Project While the AngularJS plugin is now bundled with WebStorm* the AngularJS features … Continue reading

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Using Compass in WebStorm

Sass and SCSS extend CSS with variables, mixins, selector inheritance and other nice features that make CSS much friendlier for modern development. The Compass framework is built on Sass, adds a variety of great reusable patterns, and in general makes … Continue reading

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Enjoy TypeScript in WebStorm

WebStorm has had TypeScript support for quite some time. As the language continues its evolution toward 1.0, we also continue to improve its support in WebStorm. Here we’d like to make a brief overview of TypeScript support in WebStorm 7 … Continue reading

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Webinar recording: WebStorm Tricks and Tips with John Lindquist

The recording of our webinar WebStorm Tricks and Tips, presented by John Lindquist on October 26th, is now available on the JetBrains YouTube channel and JetBrains.tv. In this webinar we covered the basics of productive coding in WebStorm: navigation, auto-completion, … Continue reading

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