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New in 5.0: Google Closure Compiler JSDoc annotations

Providing comments and annotations to your JavaScript code is a way to make it more definite and easier to read by other developers. It is especially important in large projects. Some static code analysis tools and verifiers take types and … Continue reading

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Code Coverage for JavaScript Unit Testing

Measuring JavaScript code coverage naturally complements unit testing. It provides a clear picture of which parts of your code remain untested, and helps you focus additional tests on the uncovered code. From now on, users of JsTestDriver can measure code … Continue reading

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New in 4.0: Easier JavaScript Library Scope Configuration

As you may know from the previous post about JavaScript libraries in PhpStorm & WebStorm, the main benefit of specifying JavaScript libraries in your project is to populate a completion list with only relevant members. We have reorganized the configuration … Continue reading

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New in 4.0: Smarter ordering of JavaScript completion options

We are getting a lot of reports and ideas from you about the ordering of JavaScript completion options. So in WebStorm 4.0 and PhpStorm 4.0 we made small but important improvements. More relevant suggestions now appear at the top of … Continue reading

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New in 4.0: JavaScript.next syntax support

As you may know, there are different versions of the JavaScript language. Each JavaScript engine implementation adds some nice features that others don’t have. To make sure that you only use features suitable for targeted environments, choose an appropriate one … Continue reading

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JavaScript unit testing support

If you’re a JavaScript developer, you probably know that the quality and correctness of your application are crucial. Well, consistency and regression testing just got a little less painful. Meet JsTestDriver plugin – an open-source project that was originally started at … Continue reading

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CoffeeScript support in 3.0

If you like the mixture of JavaScript and coffee and have jumped on the boat of CoffeeScript adopters, then this piece of news is for you. First EAP of PhpStorm & WebStorm 3.0 bundles new and improved version of CoffeeScript … Continue reading

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Debugging JavaScript in Google Chrome

Both WebStorm 2.0 and PhpStorm 2.0 allow you to debug JavaScript code while running it in Mozilla Firefox (including Firefox 4). In WebStorm 2.1 and PhpStorm 2.1, which are currently in early production access, you can also choose to debug … Continue reading

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External API Docs Support for Popular JavaScript Frameworks

JavaScript libraries introduced recently are very well accepted by you. And it is just the time to make one step further to ease your work with JavaScript. Now, in the recent 2.0 build, you can open a Web page with … Continue reading

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“use strict” from EcmaScript 5 is supported in WebStorm / PhpStorm!

Recently JavaScript specification was incrementally advanced with: a) common coding pitfalls prevention mode (aka “strict mode“) and b) nice (yet de-facto already used) existing library additions. With several browsers around the corner completely supporting new-but-backward-compatible standard we are HAPPY to … Continue reading

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