How to make `Debugger > Live Edit` reload html page whenever an >application< writes to it

Briefly put: I want the exact same behavior as `Debugger > Live Edit` provides, with the exception that it should also update whenever some application (e.g. a java application) writes to a .html file. 

Can this be achieved in WebStorm?

Can I somehow force update/reload the webbrowser to display the file changes like the `Debugger > Live Edit` is able to?


Why I want this

I have a markdown file that is occasionally compiled and written to a .html file by my java application. Whenever the .html file is written to by my java application, I would like the webbrowser page to reload/update -- just as if I were to manually edit the .html file myself. 

What I actually want
The webbrowser to reload/'display the changes of' the .html file that were just written to by some third party application.

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when working with complex setups like yours, I'd suggest configuring hot reloading on the server end using browsersync, webpack live reload, etc.

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Thank you for your answer Elena, 

Quick question:
I'm building a static website and thus there is no backend server. Do you know if any of the options you mentioned necessitates a backend server to reload the browser every time an .html file is written to?
 

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they both include dev servers you can use if you don't have your own server. But, as I wrote, these are served-side solutions, they are implemented on server

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