Before you start
Download and install Node.js.
Configuring webpack in IntelliJ IDEA
Make sure webpack is listed in the
devDependenciesobject of your package.json.
npm install --save-dev webpack
Create a configuration file in the project root or elsewhere (webpack official website.). Learn more from the
Specify the webpack configuration file to use. By default, IntelliJ IDEA analyses the webpack configuration file in the root of the project.
See also Getting Started on the webpack official website.
Editing a webpack configuration file
For webpack version 2 and later, IntelliJ IDEA provides code completion and documentation look-up in the configuration object of webpack.config.js. Code completion is provided on the fly. To view documentation for a symbol, press Ctrl+Q.
The image below illustrates module resolution in a project where
react-color is an alias for the path './src/index.js'. IntelliJ IDEA properly resolves the import from
react-color, provides navigation to it and completion for the exported symbols:
Debugging applications that use webpack