WebStorm 2023.1 Release Candidate Is Here
With the release date just around the corner, we’re happy to present the release candidate for WebStorm 2023.1. Unlike our previous EAP builds, you must have an active WebStorm license to use it. Otherwise, you’ll need to sign up for a 30-day free trial to install and run this build.
Let’s take a brief look at some of the most interesting improvements in v2023.1:
- Astro support: Long-awaited Astro support has landed in WebStorm with our new plugin. The plugin provides basic functionality, including syntax highlighting, code completion with automatic imports, refactorings, navigation, and correct formatting.
- TypeScript support in Vue templates: We’ve added TypeScript support in Vue templates. It is enabled when you set the
langattribute in a
- Component imports on copy-paste for more frameworks: WebStorm now automatically adds all the required imports for Vue, Svelte, Astro, and Angular templates when you copy and paste code from one file to another.
- Add global and exported symbols into components in Angular: WebStorm will automatically add an import for global and exported symbols into your components on code completion when working in Angular templates.
- Convert strings to template literals automatically: WebStorm will now automatically transform your single- or double-quoted strings into template literals whenever you type
- Tailwind CSS configuration: We’ve added support for configuration options, such as custom class name completion under the
classAttributesoption or experimental ones like
- Improvements to the new UI: We’ve been refining the new UI further based on your feedback. The changes include a redesigned run widget, Show Hidden Tabs, vertical split for tool windows, Compact Mode, and project tabs on macOS.
- Full IDE zoom: It’s now possible to zoom into and out of WebStorm, increasing or decreasing the size of all UI elements at once.
- Setting to configure Actions on Save for new projects: WebStorm 2023.1 adds an option to predefine the behavior of Actions on Save for new projects.
- Improved code review workflow for GitHub: To simplify the process of reviewing code inside the IDE, we’ve reworked the Pull Request tool window. It now features a dedicated tab for each pull request you open.
To find out what else we’ve implemented in WebStorm 2023.1, check out our previous EAP blog posts.
Please report any issues to our issue tracker, and stay tuned for the upcoming release announcement.
The WebStorm team
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