This a rant/story about my decision making process that led to the purchase an awesome all-purpose IDE: JetBrains’ IntelliJ IDEA.
For my Python Django development, I have been using PyCharm. I absolutely love the IDE, so I decided to try out WebStorm for the web design foundation of this site. Once I started integration of the design with WordPress, I needed PHP support, so I went on and tried PhpStorm. It’s just as awesome as the other IDEs.
After all the trial periods expired, the dilemma was created: Pay for the full version or find new free software.
The story continues...