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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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What’s cooking: Instant HTML/CSS editing preview

Rapid feedback is one of most important productivity features. Especially when working with something actually visual – HTML or CSS. While we have discarded the idea of “built in preview” – mostly because in 80% cases it wasn’t true – … 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: 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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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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Paint you files to make them stand out

Most definitely you’ve ever created big websites, right? Then you might have opened more than one index.html, index.php files in the editor. How to tell one from another and understand which part of your website they belong to? WebStorm/PhpStorm help … Continue reading

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Unwrap/Remove code statements in JavaScript

Sometimes when you are editing JavaScript, you need to remove, say, an enclosing if or else statement without touching a current code block. This normally requires going back and forth and deleting something. But in Web IDE you can just … Continue reading

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