Issues with Node & Express app in PhpStorm

I can create a new express app from my console and it will run with no issues but when I try to create a project using the Node + Express choice I get the error: Error creating Node.js Express App. Wrong express generator

Also when I take an express app that launched in my console fine and load it in PhpStorm or WebStorm it will close right away with exit code 0 or 'process disconnected unexpectedly'

I am running OSX Mavericks, PhpStorm 7.1 & WebStorm 8 (i've tried it in both) but with no luck

4 comments

1. WebStorm tries to execute node_modules\express\bin\express to generate  application, but this binary has been removed in 4.0. (moved to  express-generator), so generation fails. I suggest choosing Express  version 3.5.1 as a workaround.
The issue is tracked as http://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/WEB-11823, it's fixed in WebStorm 8.0.2

2. Does the problem occur when running the code, or when debugging it? What Node version do you work with?

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It occurs in debug or when trying to run the app

running: v0.10.22

and thanks for the reply that makes sense because I have the latest version of express and express generator installed

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How do you run your express application? The way to run it has changed in v.4 (see http://stackoverflow.com/questions/22215592/default-node-js-express-js-does-not-run)
Correct run configuration for WebStorm looks as follows:

javascript file: bin\www
environment variables: DEBUG=my-application

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Thanks very much for your help got it all figured out now

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