I'm trying to evaluate WebStorm for a review and have been having a very bad time with it so far; hoping for some help.
My project is on an existing website sitting on a remote FTP server. Since WebStorm can only exclude files by wildcards, it took me about a week to get it to download the right files (and filter out all the ZIP, DMG, etc etc files). I kept finding more files I need to filter out, and had to restart the lengthy download process over and over again, at least five times.
Now that I finally have the site on disk, my troubles are far from over:
1) Files keep changing on the server, but the "Synchronize" (Ctrl+Alt+Y) command seems to be doing nothing to actually sync my local copy with the server-side copy. Apparently it only checks for changes made on my own disk by external apps -- is that right?
I found no other way to sync the files back down using FTP, except to re-download all files yet again. What am I missing?
These two issues keep me from even getting off the ground with WebStorm. Any help would be appreciated.