Author Archives: Rachel Appel

About Rachel Appel

Rachel Appel is a Developer Advocate at JetBrains focusing on .NET, Azure, and web development technologies. She has been in the business of creating software for nearly 30 years as an author, mentor, and speaker at top industry conferences around the world. Her hobbies include science, reading, languages, and travel. Follow Rachel on Twitter or check out her personal blog

Get started building apps with Vue.js in WebStorm

Vue Overview Vue.js, the “Progressive JavaScript framework”, is user interface framework that you can use to build rich and responsive web apps. While Vue focuses on the UI (i.e., the view), it enables you to plug-in other libraries and tools … Continue reading

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Write Object-Oriented TypeScript: Polymorphism

This is part 4 of a 4 part article on how to program in TypeScript using object-oriented techniques. If you are just starting with TypeScript and WebStorm, see our blog post on Getting Started with TypeScript. Implement polymorphism in TypeScript … Continue reading

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Write Object-Oriented TypeScript: Encapsulation

This is part 3 of a 4 part article on how to program in TypeScript using object-oriented techniques. If you are just starting with TypeScript and WebStorm, see our blog post on Getting Started with TypeScript. Implement encapsulation in TypeScript … Continue reading

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Write Object-Oriented TypeScript: Abstraction

This is part 2 of a 4 part article on how to program in TypeScript using object-oriented techniques. If you are just starting with TypeScript and WebStorm, see our blog post on Getting Started with TypeScript. Implement abstraction in TypeScript … Continue reading

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Write Object-Oriented TypeScript: Inheritance

This is part 1 of a 4 part article on how to program in TypeScript using object-oriented techniques. If you’re new to TypeScript, see Get Started Developing TypeScript Apps with WebStorm and the TypeScript docs. While types are often hailed as … Continue reading

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Get Started Developing TypeScript Apps with WebStorm

TypeScript Language Overview TypeScript is a superset of JavaScript that contains features that make it easier to write and maintain than standard JavaScript. Types are at the heart of TypeScript, and it performs type checking when compiling to JavaScript. While JavaScript does … Continue reading

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Accessibility features in WebStorm 2018.3

In this era of software development, professionals everywhere are paying more attention to diversity, including building software with accessibility in mind. WebStorm contains a multitude of features to help make accessible software, and adds more in every release. Developing for those … Continue reading

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