Recording of PhpStorm 6 Webinar – More Tools to Develop Smarter, Not Harder
On Tuesday, March 26, we’ve held a free webinar where JetBrains Technical Evangelist for PHP and .NET Maarten Balliauw went through the most important features of the latest PhpStorm 6 release. The recording of this webinar can be found on our YouTube channel. (more…)
What’s cooking: Instant HTML/CSS editing preview
Rapid feedback is one of most important productivity features. Especially when working with something actually visual – HTML or CSS. While we have discarded the idea of "built in preview" – mostly because in 80% cases it wasn't true – long time ago, we are working on some power tools to aid you. The first one, the Instant HTML editing plugin is released. It allows you to view your changes in an actual browser window instantly without a page refresh. Currently only Google Chrome is supported, but extensions for Firefox/Safari are coming soon. Check out a screencast for a demo. How it w
Highlighting of HTML tag tree
Since version 2.1, WebStorm & PhpStorm both come with a new code highlighting feature. It makes it easier to work with big and complex HTML files, with deep nested tags structure: Please note that highlighting is only activated when there is more than one tag with the same name in the hierarchy. By default, only 6 parent tags are highlighted with 6 different colors. You can change the depth to highlight or completely disable the feature in Settings | Editor | Appearance | Enable HTML tag tree highlighting. Also you can tweak the colors in Settings | Editor | Colors & Fonts | HTML.
Improvement of HTML5 support in PhpStorm & WebStorm
Enjoy HTML5 excitement with PhpStorm & WebStorm
Lately we have been seeing a lot of excitement circulating on various blogs about HTML5 and it's support in latest versions of all major browsers. We are constantly improving our IDE to support new standards. Now you can easily enjoy HTML5 development with our new IDEs PhpStorm & WebStorm. Let's start with a simple example: Create a new HTML document. Don't forget to change DOCTYPE to <!DOCTYPE HTML> to enable HTML5 support for that file. (WebStorm and PhpStorm 1.1 will also include new file templates for HTML5 documents ) Say, we'd like to use new <canvas> element. Not onl
Zen Coding support in WebStorm/PhpStorm
With the last WebStorm/PhpStorm EAP you can edit HTML and CSS code really fast using Zen Coding features. To use it, you have to install Zen Coding plugin for Web IDE/IntelliJ IDEA: go to Zen Coding Project Download Page, download an archive that contains a set of live templates, and extract it to “<Your Home Directory>.WebIde10configtemplates” folder ("~/Library/Preferences/WebIde10/templates" for Mac OS X). Zen Coding plugin involves more than 200 different HTML and CSS live templates. To see all of them, just open Settings (Ctrl+Alt+S), Live Templates, Zen Coding group.