Angular 2 is a big upgrade from Angular 1. Now you need to know classes, TypeScript, modules, and on and on. Luckily WebStorm 2016.1 has kept up with all these changes and provides excellent support to help you navigate through all the new features. In this webinar John Lindquist, walks us through all of these new features in Angular 2 support and shares his productivity tips for working with Angular 2 in WebStorm.
Here are some commons questions from the webinar Q&A session:
Q: How can I enable Angular 2 support in IntelliJ IDEA, PhpStorm, PyCharm or RubyMine?
A: Angular 2 support is provided by the AngularJS plugin developed by JetBrains. You can install it in Preferences – Plugins. This plugin provides the same functionality related to Angular support you may find in WebStorm.
Q: What’s the best way now to create a new Angular 2 project?
A: It’s recommended to use Angular CLI. At the moment you can try the integration with Angular CLI in WebStorm 2016.2 Early access preview – you can create new Angular 2 projects right from the IDE Welcome screen. There’s also the Angular 2 seed project on Github that shows how to use Angular 2 with Webpack.
Q: When will Angular 2 RC be supported in WebStorm?
A: The changes introduced in Angular 2 Release Candidate are now supported in WebStorm 2016.1.3, that you can download on the product website.
Want to learn more about Angular 2 support in WebStorm? Have a look at our recent blog post.
– JetBrains WebStorm Team