Category Archives: Tutorials

Using TypeScript to check your JavaScript code

There are several things WebStorm can do to help you find potential problems in your JavaScript code and improve its quality. First, there are dozens of smart built-in inspections that check your code as you type and offer various quick-fixes … Continue reading

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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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Testing with Jest in WebStorm

Jest, the testing platform developed by Facebook, is becoming more and more popular with each day, especially for testing React applications. Jest is fast, easy to get started with, and has lots of features (such as snapshot testing and test … Continue reading

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Optimize imports in WebStorm

To help you keep the import section in a JavaScript or a TypeScript file clean and readable, WebStorm has an action called Optimize imports. It does several things at once: it removes any imports that are no longer used; it … Continue reading

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