Tag Archives: PHP

Vagrant Improvements in latest PhpStorm Update

With PhpStorm 7, we introduced built-in support for working with Vagrant, a tool which helps to create reproducible development environments. These scripted virtual machines can then be shared using a simple script, instead of having to share a full-blown virtual … 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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Syntax highlighting of PHP inside JavaScript (and other languages)

From time to time we have to mix different programming languages in one file. If there is only one or two occurrences of these small, embedded language islands, using Language Injections is the way to go. But what if we … Continue reading

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PhpStorm 7.0 released: PHP 5.5, Vagrant, SSH console, debugger config validation, Drupal, frameworks & more

PhpStorm 7.0, the new major release of our professional PHP IDE, is now available for download! This release keeps up with the latest PHP & web languages trends, providing top-notch support for the latest PHP 5.5, with improved PHP syntax … Continue reading

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PHPUnit on Server changes in PhpStorm 7

Unit testing follows the mantra that “the same input always should generate the same output.” But what if some developers on a team have different PHP configurations, or maybe one uses Windows and the other one Mac OS X? Does … Continue reading

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PhpStorm 7 Web Toolkit – JavaScript Templates & Web Components Support

As you may know, PhpStorm has all the WebStorm features available either out of the box or with free plugins in the repository. Thanks to this, PhpStorm 7 comes with support for .mustache and .hbs files and provides syntax highlighting, … Continue reading

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Updated Built-in REST Client in PhpStorm 7

Building a REST API? Need to test a call to a web application? Look no further! Earlier this year we bundled a REST client plugin with which we can test HTTP-based APIs right from within our IDE. Since then we’ve … Continue reading

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Deploying Committed Changes to a Remote Server

Recently, we received the following question through Twitter: “What is the easiest way to deploy the changes of your last commit(s) to a remote project?” Let’s explore our options!

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Visualizing Composer Dependencies with File Watchers

The clue/graph-composer project on GitHub is pretty interesting. Once installed, it allows us to generate a visualization of our project’s composer.json and its dependencies. Wouldn’t it be nice if this graph were generated automatically whenever Composer dependencies changed? Well, PhpStorm … Continue reading

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Command Line Tools Based on Symfony Console (Doctrine, Laravel) in PhpStorm

Ever since PhpStorm 2, we have had support for working with the Symfony console right from within the IDE. Newer versions have added support for other command line tools like Zend Framework, Composer, Symfony2 and Drush. With the latest PhpStorm … Continue reading

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