Tag Archives: productivity

Deploying PHP Applications with PhpStorm

When developing PHP applications, chances are at one point we will be deploying them. During development we may want to deploy our application to a testing/staging server or a Vagrant box. And once release day is there we want to … Continue reading

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Working with Multiple Selection in PhpStorm 8 EAP

Earlier this week, we released the PhpStorm 8 EAP with a number of new features and improvements. We hear what you say on Twitter and on our issue tracker and that’s why we’re including your number one request: Multiple Selection. Let’s … 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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Running External Tools in PhpStorm

While PhpStorm comes with a lot of integrated utilities and tools, it is virtually impossible to include every tool out there in the IDE. A lesser-known feature in PhpStorm is support for running External Tools. With this feature we can … Continue reading

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PhpStorm 7 Web Toolkit Series – Stylus and Compass Support

In web development, there are quite some options available to make writing CSS more concise and developer-friendly. There is Less, Sass, SCSS and more recently Stylus, all languages that sprinkle CSS with variables, mixins, operations and functions. And then there’s … Continue reading

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Database Tools and SQL Editor Changes in PhpStorm 7

Always switching between the IDE and a separate database client? There’s no need to juggle apps! Using the built-in Database Tools with PhpStorm, we can setup a database connection and start creating and editing tables, views, work with data, generate … 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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Creating a GitHub Pull Request from within PhpStorm

So you’ve worked on some code forked from GitHub and want to send it back to the original repository… Chances are you’ll be doing this using a Pull Request. These let us tell others about changes we’ve pushed to a … 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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Built-in Local Terminal in PhpStorm 7

We already have a built-in SSH terminal for PhpStorm 7 EAP. The latest drop adds a related feature: the Tools | Open Terminal… menu gives us access to an embedded Local Terminal!

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