WebStorm 2016.3 Help

Bower

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On this page, specify the location of the Bower package manager executable and configuration files and install, uninstall, or upgrade external tools through it.

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Node interpreter Specify here the location of the Node.js executable. Type the path manually, or choose it from the drop-down list if it was previously used, or click the Browse button /help/img/idea/2016.3/browseButton.png and choose the location in the dialog box that opens. See Node.js for details.
Bower executable In this field, specify the location of the Bower executable file (bower.cmd or other depending on the operating system used). Type the path manually, or choose it from the drop-down list if it was previously used, or click the Browse button /help/img/idea/2016.3/browseButton.png and choose the location in the dialog box that opens.
bower.json In this text bos, specify the location of the bower.json file. Type the path manually, or click the Browse button /help/img/idea/2016.3/browseButton.png and choose the location in the dialog box that opens.
Dependencies The area shows a list of all the -dependent packages that are currently installed on your computer.
  • Package: this read-only field shows the name of a package, exactly as it should be referenced if you were installing it in the command line mode.
  • Version: this read-only field shows the version of the package installed on your computer.
  • Latest: this read-only field shows the latest released version of the package. If a package is not up-to-date, it is marked with a blue arrow /help/img/idea/2016.3/arrow_right.png.
  • Click /help/img/idea/2016.3/new.png to have a new package installed. In the Available Packages dialog box that opens, select the relevant package. Click Install Package when ready.
  • Click /help/img/idea/2016.3/delete.png to have the selected package removed.
  • Click /help/img/idea/2016.3/arrowUp.png to have the current version of the selected package replaced with the latest released version. The button is enabled only when the selected project is not up-to-date.

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Last modified: 1 December 2016