Category Archives: Cool Feature

PhpStorm 9.0.1 EAP 141.2204

PhpStorm 9.0.1 EAP 141.2204 is available for download. From the PHP side, this build delivers: Autocompletion for class members w/o typing $this-> PHP completion can be accepted by typing “-” (dash) Full support for PHP 7 type hints and return … Continue reading

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Debugging Improvements in PhpStorm 9

PhpStorm 9 brings you significantly redesigned debugging experience. We’ve already blogged about Inline Debugger and how all live debugging data are shown directly in the editor, with variable values integrated smoothly into the current editor’s look-and-feel. Today we’d like to talk … Continue reading

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Remote Tools via Remote PHP Interpreters in PhpStorm 9

Remote PHP interpreters (introduced in PhpStorm 8) let you run your application and tools on a production-like environment. You can easily use a Vagrant-run virtualized environment with all the tools in place. In PhpStorm 9, which is scheduled for release … Continue reading

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Improved Structure View in PhpStorm 9

PhpStorm 9 brings two new features to PHP structure view: custom regions and visibility filters for private and protected members. In this blog post we’ll show how those two work.

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Postfix Code Completion for PHP in PhpStorm 9 EAP

PhpStorm 9 brings postfix code completion for PHP, earlier introduced for Java in IntelliJ IDEA and for JavaScript in WebStorm. This new kind of code completion can help raise your productivity even more. Postfix code completion helps reduce backward caret … Continue reading

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Remote Edit in PhpStorm 9 EAP

One of the most demanded features in PhpStorm history is here! Individual files can now be opened directly from the remote host (such as FTP, SFTP or FTPS) and edited in the IDE, without adding/downloading them to the local project. … Continue reading

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Inline Debugging for PHP in PhpStorm 9 EAP

In PhpStorm 9 EAP builds you will find a new debugging feature called Inline Debugging for PHP. Inline debugging is useful because it lets you view variable values in the source code, right next to their usages. You don’t even … Continue reading

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Debugging with PhpStorm

To make the upcoming weekend even more enjoyable, we are glad to announce availability of Debugging with PhpStorm extended tutorials series which now covers all possible PHP debugging scenarios. In addition to our most-read zero-configuration web application debugging with Xdebug and PhpStorm, we’ve … Continue reading

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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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