The One Tool for Web Development
September 28, 2019

The One Tool for Web Development

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with IntelliJ WebStorm

IntelliJ WebStorm is our standard IDE for developing web applications with JavaScript, TypeScript, JSON, HTML, CSS. We use it with a variety of frameworks such as React, Vue, Angular. Developers enjoy working with it for its great support for development, refactoring, autocompletion and a rich system of plugins that provide rich functionality, such as editing Markdown, AsciiDoc, YAML files and similar.
  • Developing JavaScript.
  • Developing HTML, CSS.
  • Provide plugins with various additional functionality.
  • Frequent updates with enhancements.
  • Slower start than competitors.
  • Slows down for large codebases.
  • Onboarding new users require time for education.
  • Faster development.
  • Improved developer productivity.
  • Employee satisfaction through the use of modern tools.
IntelliJ WebStorm in comparison with Visual Studio Code:
  • More features.
  • A richer set of refactoring capabilities.
  • Always supporting new features in Web frameworks.
  • More expensive.
  • A very responsive company with great support, as supposed to a model in Visual Studio Code where most of the support is through a community. IntelliJ WebStorm has both a company and community support.
  • IntelliJ enjoys great reputation among developers.

  • The support is very responsive and reacts not only quickly, but with great expertise. The support clearly cares a lot about the customers and employs knowledgeable engineers.
  • Products are well documented and besides the official documentation, there is a large body of community published materials.
  • All interactions with the company reflect the care for the customers.

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IntelliJ WebStorm is well suited for:

  • Developing JavaScript, TypeScript applications, understanding and debugging code.
  • Work with a variety of web frameworks Angular, React, Vue.
  • Good support for HTML and CSS.
  • A rich ecosystem of community provided plugins expands the use to a variety of software development tasks.
IntelliJ WebStorm is not well suited for:
  • Non-JavaScript programming languages.
  • Editing files where quick startup time is required.