IntelliJ and webstorm combined together is it possible?

I am currently ussing webstorm 2 eap and it has been great

my question is following :

is ther a way to get both IntelliJ / webstorm  under one hood?

or do I have to run both as seperate apps?

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Hello levan,

IntelliJ IDEA includes all features of WebStorm.

I am currently ussing webstorm 2 eap and it has been great

my question is following :

is ther a way to get both IntelliJ / webstorm  under one hood?

or do I have to run both as seperate apps?


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Dmitry Jemerov
Development Lead
JetBrains, Inc.
http://www.jetbrains.com/
"Develop with Pleasure!"


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Hi Dmitry ,

thanks for your answer,

but I am still not entirely sure about coverage of features that intelliJ has regarding javascript css development.


it seems that in IntelliJ IDEa features list it does not explicitly says that intelliJ includews all webstorm features, and plus following url:
http://www.jetbrains.com/webide/

it says if you want javascript css etc .. to get webstorm, and if you want java to get intelliJ, but what if my project requres both equally?
does it implies to intelliJ includes all of the webstorm Features?

basically I have following project scructure:

backend: Java and Scala with cloud technologies
frontEnd

YUI3 full javascript based UI system. and I need most robust IDE featureset for UI code as much as for serverside. what would be your suggestion?


second qeustion, If i get both of the products, is there some kind of interactivity available between them ? lika able to read eachother project files maybe?

etc?

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IDEA is a superset of WebStorm/PhpStorm, it contains all the features as Dmitry said.
Projects are not compatible yet: http://youtrack.jetbrains.net/issue/WI-1624.

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Hello levancho,

IntelliJ IDEA does include all features of WebStorm, no matter whether it's
stated on some specific page of our Web site or not.

IntelliJ IDEA and WebStorm use the same project file format.

but I am still not entirely sure about coverage of features that
intelliJ has regarding javascript css development.

it seems that in IntelliJ IDEa features list it does not explicitly
says that intelliJ includews all webstorm features, and plus following
url:

http://www.jetbrains.com/webide/

it says if you want javascript css etc .. to get webstorm, and if you
want java to get intelliJ, but what if my project requres both
equally?

does it implies to intelliJ includes all of the webstorm Features?

basically I have following project scructure:

backend: Java and Scala with cloud technologies
frontEnd
YUI3 full javascript based UI system. and I need most robust IDE
featureset for UI code as much as for serverside. what would be your
suggestion?

second qeustion, If i get both of the products, is there some kind of
interactivity available between them ? lika able to read eachother
project files maybe?

etc?


--
Dmitry Jemerov
Development Lead
JetBrains, Inc.
http://www.jetbrains.com/
"Develop with Pleasure!"


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I think the more relevant question might be...

Is there a way to add JavaScript support to the IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition?

I would be willing to pay for a WebStorm license to add JS support to community edition, but the cost and feature set of IDEA is way beyond what I need. I develop SSJS using a Rhino backend, so I spend 80% of my time developing in JS, and 20% in Java. I use no enterprise functionality. So, my company either has to:

  • Pay $500 for an IDEA license, or
  • Pay $150 for a WebStorm license and make dev's use WebStorm alongside IDEA Community


I've written several IntelliJ IDEA plugins back in the day, so I assume the JavaScript support in WebStorm could technically be lifted and added to IDEA community edition. Is this possible?

I am using IDEA Community Edition at the moment and all I miss is JavaScript syntax, refactoring and code insight capabilities. Even in the latest IDEA, JS support is still approximately only JS 1.7. So when we are doing SSJS and have access to JS 1.9 capabilities, IDEA chokes. And until ECMAScript 5 comes out, I assume code insight in any JetBrains product is going to be somewhat sketchy. It's hard to justify the $500 price tag just to get average JS support.

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Hello Jim,

The JavaScript plugin from WebStorm will (for obvious reasons) not run in
IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition. It's definitely possible to develop a new
JavaScript plugin from scratch, but this will require a very significant
amount of effort.

Given that IntelliJ IDEA does not provide any Java to JavaScript code insight
for Rhino, using IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition in parallel with WebStorm
will not cause you to lose any functionality compared to using IntelliJ IDEA
Ultimate.

And we definitely plan to eventually support new versions of the JavaScript
language.

I think the more relevant question might be...

Is there a way to add JavaScript support to the IntelliJ IDEA
Community Edition?

I would be willing to pay for a WebStorm license to add JS support to
community edition, but the cost and feature set of IDEA is way beyond
what I need. I develop SSJS using a Rhino backend, so I spend 80% of
my time developing in JS, and 20% in Java. I use no enterprise
functionality. So, my company either has to:

  • Pay $500 for an IDEA license, or

  • Pay $150 for a WebStorm license and make dev's use WebStorm

alongside IDEA Community

I've written several IntelliJ IDEA plugins back in the day, so I
assume the JavaScript support in WebStorm could technically be lifted
and added to IDEA community edition. Is this possible?

I am using IDEA Community Edition at the moment and all I miss is
JavaScript syntax, refactoring and code insight capabilities. Even in
the latest IDEA, JS support is still approximately only JS 1.7. So
when we are doing SSJS and have access to JS 1.9 capabilities, IDEA
chokes. And until ECMAScript 5 comes out, I assume code insight in any
JetBrains product is going to be somewhat sketchy. It's hard to
justify the $500 price tag just to get average JS support.


--
Dmitry Jemerov
Development Lead
JetBrains, Inc.
http://www.jetbrains.com/
"Develop with Pleasure!"


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Thanks for the reply Dmitry.

The JavaScript plugin from WebStorm will (for obvious reasons) not run in
IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition.


I'm just curious what the "obvious reasons" are for not allowing a properly licensed plugin from WebStorm to not be able to be installed into IDEA Community? Is it a limitation in the plugin architecture where plugins are not licensed individually, but rather only products are licensed?

-- jim

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Hello Jim,

Exactly. The license is validated by the core product, not by each plugin
individually.

Thanks for the reply Dmitry.

The JavaScript plugin
> from WebStorm will (for obvious reasons) not run in
>
> IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition.
>
>


I'm just curious what the "obvious reasons" are for not allowing a
properly licensed plugin from WebStorm to not be able to be installed
into IDEA Community? Is it a limitation in the plugin architecture
where plugins are not licensed individually, but rather only products
are licensed?


--
Dmitry Jemerov
Development Lead
JetBrains, Inc.
http://www.jetbrains.com/
"Develop with Pleasure!"


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Exactly. The license is validated by the core product, not by each plugin
individually.

In that case, why can't the IDEA Community plugins be added to a licensed version of the WebStorm product?

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Hello Jim,

They can, but the Java support is not a plugin; it's part of the core product
in IntelliJ IDEA.

Exactly. The license is
> validated by the core product, not by each plugin
>
> individually.


In that case, why can't the IDEA Community plugins be added to a
licensed version of the WebStorm product?


--
Dmitry Jemerov
Development Lead
JetBrains, Inc.
http://www.jetbrains.com/
"Develop with Pleasure!"


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