Debugging JavaScript in WebStorm and Chrome: quick start

⚡️UPDATE: With WebStorm 2017.3+ you no longer need to install the “JetBrains IDE Support” extension for debugging. It’s required only if you’re using the Live Edit feature.

Debugging JavaScript is easy with WebStorm!

In this video Paul Everitt, JetBrains Developer Advocate explains how to get started:
– Install “JetBrains IDE support” Chrome extension
– Check debugging preferences in the IDE
– Create a debug configuration and start debugging!

More on debugging in the next video:

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The same way you can debug your JavaScript code in IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate, GoLand, PhpStorm, PyCharm Professional, and RubyMine.

Category: Debugging



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