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How productive you are?

Even experienced users do not use the full functionality of their products. Sometimes they do not need it, but more often they simply don’t know about it. Of course there are lots of resources that can help you study the … Continue reading

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Configuring PHP debugging in PhpStorm 2.0

Introduction In the previous post Zero-configuration debugging with XDebug and PhpStorm 2.0, we discussed setting up debugging automatically. This works perfectly in most cases. However, sometimes you may still need to configure debugging manually. In this article we will explain … Continue reading

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“Introduce Constant” refactoring for PHP

The “Introduce Constant” refactoring is very similar to the “Introduce Variable” refactoring – it creates a constant which holds the selected expression as the value and replaces it occurrences by reference to this newly created constant.

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Increase your productivity with “Inline Variable” refactoring

Hello guys, PhpStorm 2.0 brings you several new refactorings including “Inline Variable”. This is the first refactoring from the ‘Inline…’ refactorings family. “Inline Variable” replaces a variable with its previously assigned value and could be considered as reverse to the … Continue reading

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Zero-configuration debugging with XDebug and PhpStorm 2.0

This blog post is obsolete! Please check new up-to-date tutorial on Zero-configuration Web Application Debugging with Xdebug and PhpStorm Hello guys, We have done a lot of work to simplify the debugging process in PhpStorm 2.0 and we are very … Continue reading

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New Rename refactoring features in PhpStorm 2.0

Rename refactoring is one of the basic types of refactoring, and PhpStorm supports it since the early builds. This post will let you know about the new rename refactoring features available in PhpStorm 2.0! Advanced options for renaming named entities Rename … Continue reading

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