WebStorm 3.0: The JavaScript IDE, by JetBrains

Latest trends like CoffeeScript, JSLint validation and the new star of server-side JavaScript development — Node.JS — are at your fingertips with WebStorm 3.0.

December 20, 2011

Prague, Czech Republic, December 20, 2011 — JetBrains, the creators of intelligent, productivity-enhancing tools for software developers, have announced the general availability of WebStorm 3.0, a JavaScript IDE.

A modern JavaScript IDE should always keep pace with advancements in web development technology. WebStorm, with its short release cycles and a keen eye for trends, is equal to the task.

Whatever new technology a professional web developer wants to employ, WebStorm puts it into their hands, along with the right tools:

  • CoffeeScript support in 3.0, including navigation, completions, refactoring, error-checking and more, helps you take advantage of brevity and readability of the CoffeeScript.
  • Integration with JSLint enables new inspections to verify code quality.
  • Support for Node.JS allows you to use all the IDE power for editing and debugging server-side JavaScript.

“JavaScript has become one of today’s most popular languages, and as such deserves proper, full-fledged support in an IDE,” said Alexey Gopachenko, WebStorm project lead. “The key thing in an IDE is to enhance developer productivity by offering smart ways to use the latest standards and technologies. By listening to our users, we ensure short, feedback-oriented release cycles so that WebStorm always stays on the cutting edge no matter what new technology comes to the scene.”

The key new functionality in WebStorm 3.0 includes:

  • Node.JS support
  • CoffeeScript support
  • JSLint integration
  • JavaScript unit testing with JsTestDriver
  • Smart Duplicated Code Detector for HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Significant improvements to FTP/SFTP Sync
  • TFS support and revision graph for GIT
  • Streamlined UI across all operating systems

To try JetBrains WebStorm 3.0 today, please download its free 30-day evaluation — no registration required — at

Personal and commercial licenses are available, both affordably priced. Each license includes free WebStorm updates for 1 year after the purchase date, covering major new releases. See

About JetBrains

JetBrains is a technology-leading software development firm specializing in the creation of intelligent, productivity-enhancing software. The company is widely known for its innovative, award-winning Java™ integrated development environment IntelliJ® IDEA (see details at, PhpStorm — a lightning-smart PHP IDE (, RubyMine — a Ruby and Rails IDE (, and PyCharm Python IDE (, among others. JetBrains maintains its headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic, with its R&D labs located in St. Petersburg, Russia; Munich, Germany; and Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, see

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