Tag Archives: debugging

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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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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New Live Console in JavaScript and Node.js debugger

Some features are so (seamingly) simple yet so powerful. One of them is the new Live Console in the PhpStorm JavaScript and Node.js debugger. While debugging JavaScript, we can use the Console tab to execute arbitrary JavaScript code within the execution context. … Continue reading

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Debugging PHP and JavaScript code at the same time

When developing PHP applications for the web, chances are we’re also using a good amount of JavaScript with it. Using PhpStorm, we can debug the PHP code running on the server and inspect what is happening while it’s running. We … Continue reading

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Tracing, debugging and profiling JavaScript code with spy-js in PhpStorm

Forget about the NSA: PhpStorm 8 EAP comes with spy-js, our own secret service that allows tracing our code without console.log, debugging it without breakpoints and profiling it without any specialized tools. All while running our web app (and even … Continue reading

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Hands-on PhpStorm Workshop Materials

Have you ever taken the time to sit down and explore PhpStorm? Now’s your chance! We’re publishing the materials we’ve developed for the PhpStorm workshop at the PHPBenelux conference! In these materials, you’ll learn about many of the features and … Continue reading

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Profiling PHP applications with PhpStorm

That application we are building is way too slow. What gives? Did someone on our team commit code while partying? Are we making too many database calls? The only way to learn about the performance of our application code is … Continue reading

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Just-In-Time debugging and PHP Exception Breakpoints with PhpStorm and Xdebug

In every project comes a moment where code stabilizes and we don’t want to keep the debugger attached to our code all the time. Or maybe we just want to run our code and only attach the debugger when an … Continue reading

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Debugger Configuration Validation with PhpStorm

While it’s very straightforward to set up PhpStorm’s debugger, nothing is more frustrating than not getting it to work because of a tiny configuration mistake in php.ini. Speaking for myself, I’ve missed xdebug.remote_enable on a number of occasions, which usually … Continue reading

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Webinar Recording: Debugging PHP with PhpStorm

The recording of our July 18th webinar with Maarten Balliauw and Mikhail Vink, Debugging PHP with PhpStorm, is now available on YouTube and JetBrains.tv. In this webinar, we have a look at the debugger which is integrated in PhpStorm and explore … Continue reading

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