Author Archives: Mikhail Vink

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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PhpStorm’s Symfony2-specific features for Drupal 8

Drupal v8 and later is based on a number of Symfony2 framework components. There is a Drupal plugin built into PhpStorm with Drupal 8 general support (hooks, drush, etc.), but PhpStorm has excellent support for Symfony2 framework as well through its … Continue reading

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Blade Template Engine Support in PhpStorm 8 EAP

Beginning with PhpStorm 8 EAP 138.1505, the IDE provides complete support for Laravel’s Blade template engine. Support for Blade templates includes highlighting, completion, navigation, find usages, inspections, folding, custom directives, and more. In this blog post we’ll overview all the … Continue reading

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PhpStorm 8 EAP 138.1505

PhpStorm 8 EAP 138.1505 is available for download. Significant changes are: Blade templates complete support. Highlighting, completion, navigation, find usages, inspections, folding, custom directives and more (read more in the blog post) Generated PHPDoc class name style option: Settings | Code Style | PHP | … Continue reading

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Using Behat in PhpStorm

Behat is a BDD (behavior driven development) framework for PHP. With BDD, you write human-readable stories that describe the behavior of your application. These stories can then be auto-tested against your application. In this blog post we’ll look into how … Continue reading

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PhpStorm 8 EAP 138.1289

PhpStorm 8 EAP 138.1289 is available for download. From the PHP side, this build brings: Improved relative include resolution (path ‘..’ not found) Improved various action invocation on injections Surround With intention can be now invoked on the field Debugging … Continue reading

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