IntelliJ IDEA supports developing and running TypeScript source code.
IntelliJ IDEA recognizes
*.ts files, and allows you to edit them providing full range of coding assistance without any additional steps from your side.
TypeScript files are marked with the icon.
In this section:
Preparing for TypeScript development
These plugins are not bundled with IntelliJ IDEA, but they are available from the JetBrains plugin repository. Once enabled, the plugins are available at the IDE level, that is, you can use them in all your IntelliJ IDEA projects. See Enabling and Disabling Plugins for details.
- Download and install the Node.js framework.
Configure the Node.js interpreter in IntelliJ IDEA:
- Choose File | Settings and in the Settings dialog box that opens, click Node.js and NPM.
- On the Node.js page that opens, specify the location of the desired Node.js interpreter.
TypeScript support includes:
- Code completion for keywords, labels, variables, parameters and functions.
- Error and syntax highlighting.
- Code formatting and folding.
- Numerous code inspections and quick-fixes.
- Common refactoring procedures, such as extract method , inline, rename/move, etc.
- Code generation
Navigation and search through the source code:
- Navigating with Structure View.
- Navigate | Declaration (Ctrl+B).
- Navigate | Implementation (Ctrl+Alt+B) from overridden method / subclassed class.