Author Archives: Maarten Balliauw

Working with composer.json in PhpStorm

What makes PHP great is the community that is building frameworks, libraries and nice tools. And more. This awesome community brought us Composer, a dependency manager for PHP which lets us install and update packages from Packagist.org and makes it easy to … Continue reading

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Laravel Development using PhpStorm

Lots of PHP developers create their applications using Laravel, a free, open source PHP web application framework. It is built on top of several Symfony components, and provides a development framework that makes common tasks such as authentication, routing, sessions … Continue reading

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PHP Annotated Monthly – January 2015

Here we are with another PHP Annotated Monthly, where our developer advocates Maarten and Anderson highlight the most interesting content from around the web from the past month. Before we dive in, we want to wish you a very HaPHPy New Year! … Continue reading

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Developing on Pantheon with PhpStorm

Where do we host our applications? How do we deploy them? Can we have different environments like development, staging and production? A possible answer to all those questions is Pantheon. It provides hosting, database, caching, version control, different environments, workflows for … Continue reading

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PHP Annotated Monthly – December 2014

Welcome to this fourth edition of the PHP Annotated Monthly, where our developer advocates Maarten and Anderson highlight this month’s most interesting content from around the web, posted by developers like us. It have been interesting times. There’s a Firefox Developer Edition, … Continue reading

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Database Language Injection Configuration

Many applications written in PHP are connecting to a database. After connecting to the database from within the IDE, we can use language injections in PhpStorm to write our database-oriented code. The editor provides us full language support for SQL queries … Continue reading

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PHP Annotated Monthly – November 2014

Time flies! This is already the third installment of PHP Annotated Monthly, our monthly overview where we highlight the most interesting content from around the web, posted by developers like us. In the past month we’ve learned that the HTML5 recommendation … Continue reading

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Live Edit for Node.js in PhpStorm 8

Live Edit has been in PhpStorm for a while. It allows us to change HTML, CSS and JavaScript code in the IDE and see the changes in the browser immediately, without reloading. PhpStorm 8 expands on this by adding Live Edit … Continue reading

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PHP Annotated Monthly – October 2014

Last month, we started an experiment with the PHP Annotated Monthly. Not sure if you’d like this kind of posts, we asked if you wanted more posts highlighting the most interesting content from around the web, posted by developers like us. The … Continue reading

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PHP Annotated Monthly – September 2014

Here at JetBrains, we strive to help PHP developers with excellent tools like PhpStorm that improve our code and workflow. But there’s more to developing PHP applications than that: learning from others and keeping up with what’s going on out there … Continue reading

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