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One of the great things that happened in PHP world was the introduction of Composer, a dependency manager for PHP which allows us to specify dependencies for our project and have Composer install and update them for us. With PhpStorm … Continue reading
As you work on a big project, you often face the need to refactor your code to maintain it properly. Likewise, there are many situations when you start to add functionality from the bottom of the class hierarchy and then … Continue reading
*Note – users of other JetBrains IDEs (RubyMine, PyCharm, IntelliJ IDEA, …) will need to download and install the File Watchers plugin to use this functionality (available for free). The plugin is already bundled with WebStorm and PhpStorm. Many users … Continue reading
When building REST-based web APIs, it’s worth having a tool available to invoke them over HTTP. The current versions of WebStorm 6, PhpStorm 6, RubyMine 5.4 and PyCharm contain a bundled REST Client plugin which allows us to do just … Continue reading
PhpStorm 6 brings a new set of customizable templates for PhpDoc blocks and overridden/implemented method body. Now we can decide what content these parts of code will initially have when they are generated automatically.
CakePHP2 comes with unit testing support powered by PHPUnit. In addition to the features offered by PHPUnit, CakePHP offers some additional features to make testing easier. Unit tests in CakePHP rely on a custom test runner which can be run … Continue reading