Category Archives: Early Access Program

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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PHP 5.6 support in PhpStorm 8

PhpStorm 8 comes with PHP 5.6 support. With this latest PHP version released end of August, we don’t want to keep you from using new language features like exponentiation via **, use function and use const, constant expressions, variadic functions, argument … 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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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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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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Running PHPUnit tests over SSH on Vagrant with PhpStorm 8

More and more PHP developers are shifting to a workflow where they use PhpStorm on their local machine and run and debug their PHP applications on a remote server or Vagrant machine. Which is great! Every project we’re working on … Continue reading

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PhpStorm 8 EAP 138.1161

PhpStorm 8 EAP 138.1161 is available for download. From the PHP side, this build delivers: Fluent-style chaining type loss with return this/static fixed, and many other PHP language related issues are resolved Wrapping for comments on code reformatting is added … Continue reading

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