Author Archives: Mikhail Vink

Smart Backspace in PhpStorm 8

PhpStorm 8 brings smarter Backspace key behavior: it doesn’t just remove indents and white spaces, but does so according to your code style settings. This new setting called Smart Backspace Indent makes editing code much more convenient. Feel free to slam it repeatedly and … Continue reading

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PhpStorm 8.0.1 bug fix update is available

Note: If your license key is not transferred from the previous version to PhpStorm 8 please enter it again on the first launch or follow the workaround. Sorry for inconvenience. Just a few days after the PhpStorm 8 release, we … Continue reading

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PhpStorm 8 released: Blade, Behat, WordPress, Remote PHP interpreters, multiple carets/selections, and more

PhpStorm 8, the new major release of our professional PHP IDE, is now available for download! Read all about the new features and improvements on the PhpStorm website. This release champions the needs of developers working with proven and emerging web technologies, … Continue reading

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JetBrains & Zend technology partnership brings integration between PhpStorm and Zend Server

Today we are glad to announce that Zend and JetBrains team up to integrate PhpStorm and Zend Server, bringing in-context visibility and insight to developers with the help of both tools. Zend Server is an integrated platform for mobile and … Continue reading

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PhpStorm 8 EAP 138.2071

PhpStorm 8 EAP 138.2071 is available for download. This update brings support for PSR-2 code formatting of multi-line arguments, support for Behat 3 Turnip regular expressions, and many bug fixes (see full list in our issue tracker)… Improvements of IntelliJ platform and web changes are … Continue reading

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Quick edits with PhpStorm 8: Working with single files without a project & built-in Scratch plugin

Quick changes to a single file (like a configuration file or just some non-project file) require quick solutions, and creating a full PhpStorm project seems like overkill to change a line or two. The same applies to creating quick drafts. … Continue reading

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PhpStorm 8 Public Preview

We are glad to announce a Public Preview of the upcoming major release of PhpStorm 8. PhpStorm 8 Public Preview build 138.1901 is available, bringing a lot of interesting features and major improvements.

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Symfony Development using PhpStorm

For more than a year developers working on projects built with Symfony2 framework have enjoyed dedicated Symfony2 Open Source plugin maintained by Daniel Espendiller. With over 730,000 downloads to date, this plugin enhances PhpStorm’s advanced features, adding many Symfony2-specific features using … Continue reading

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PhpStorm 8 EAP 138.1751

PhpStorm 8 EAP 138.1751 is available for download. This update delivers Blade (structure view) and formatting (new option to place semicolon on a new line in chained methods, improved Complete Statement) enhancements from PHP side, along with many other fixes (see … Continue reading

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