Is it possible to run a Chrome Extension directly from the IntelliJ IDEA?

I'm learning how to develop Chrome Extensions and it has been very annoying to make my changes, save them, go to Chrome, open the extensions page, reload the extension, and then come back to IntelliJ to continue the development.

I'm wondering if there's a way to just run the project and Intellij run the extension on the browser. Maybe I'm asking for too much. But, is there a way to make this process easier?


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IDEA itself doesn't execute Javascript code, it's done by the browser, so it can't run your extension.

Also, debugging extensions is not currently supported (

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Thank you for the quick and clear response, Elena.


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