Install the plugin¶
To use Lightrun from your IDE, you need to first install the Lightrun IDE plugin.
The following procedure is for JetBrains IDEs (IntelliJ IDEA, WebStorm, and PyCharm). The Lightrun plugin installation procedure for VSCode can be found here.
The instructions below apply to JetBrains IDEs (IntelliJ IDEA, WebStorm, and PyCharm) v2019.3 onwards. Follow the instructions here to update your JetBrains IDE.
Navigate to Preferences (on Mac OS) or Settings (on Windows/Linux) in your IDE:
Go to the Plugins section and select the Marketplace tab. Once selected, search for Lightrun and click Install:
When prompted, restart the IDE. After the restart, Lightrun will appear in the right-hand sidebar and you can log into it by clicking the Login button.
Once logged in, you can move on to the final step - running the Lightrun Agent with your application: