Category Archives: Cool Feature

Improved JavaScript debugger in WebStorm 7

The new WebStorm 7 comes with a redesigned debugger for Google Chrome which supports the latest features of WebKit Remote Debugging Protocol and V8 Debugger Protocol. Though this change mainly affects the debugger’s backend, WebStorm 7 users will definitely notice … Continue reading

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WebStorm 7 EAP 130.1362; EJS support

Today we’ve released a new EAP build of WebStorm 7. The biggest new feature in this EAP build is the long-requested support for EJS templates. The support includes syntax highlighting (for EJS-specific syntax, JavaScript and HTML), typing assistance, structure view, … Continue reading

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WebStorm 7 build 130.958; Elements tab

Today we’ve released a new EAP build of WebStorm 7, build numer 130.958. The biggest new feature in this build is the “Elements” tab in the JavaScript debugger, showing the live contents of the page being edited. In addition to … Continue reading

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CORS Control in JetBrains Chrome Extension

XMLHttpRequest cannot load http://youtrack.jetbrains.com/rest/user/login. Origin http://localhost:8080 is not allowed by Access-Control-Allow-Origin. Are you tired to fight it? Don’t want to wait until the system administrators configure the server properly? Don’t want to waste your time setting up a proxy server? … 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

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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