Category Archives: PhpStorm

Running CakePHP2 Unit Tests in PhpStorm

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

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PhpStorm 6 EAP build 126.339

New build is ready. Patch-update is not available, so start the download before you continue. We skipped the blog&twitter announcements for the previous one (126.260) and it looks like it has not received the desired attention, so here is a summary: … Continue reading

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Navigating Between Files in the IDE: Best Practices

Working with multiple files in the editor is par for the course. The challenge, however, is not to get lost in zillions of editor tabs opened for each file in the editor pane. Luckily, smart tab management and a few … Continue reading

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PhpStorm 6 EAP build 126.162

On PHP side we still focused on stability and bugfixes, with an important addition – ability to use PHPUnit provided in .phar or via composer dependency. And the Web team supplied a ton of new features: HTML Structure view, Emmet, File Watchers, … Continue reading

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Comparing Files and Folders within your IDE

Sometimes you have several different versions of files or folders related to your project locally, or you’ve just downloaded it from a remote source. In this case it’s crucial to work with the most up-to-date copy. If you need to … Continue reading

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Using GitHub without leaving PhpStorm

In a previous post we saw how PhpStorm handles Version Control Systems (VCS). A very popular VCS is Git, driven by the collaboration that’s possible using GitHub. In this post, we’ll explore several integrations with GitHub that are available from … Continue reading

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PhpStorm 6 EAP build 126.92

Fresh build: a round of fixing and refinement. Just get it! Automatic update for all platforms is also available. Be sure to try new web stuff too. Develop with pleasure! -JetBrains Web IDE Team

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PhpStorm 6 EAP build 126.36

New build is ready – this time with some quite visible changes! Check out new Composer project type at File|New Project|Projec Type->Composer PHPUnit tests generation via File|New|PHPUnit… and Navigate|Test actions Controllable Arrangement of class members in PHP at Settings|Code Style|PHP|Arrangement Hierarchical color scheme management via Language … Continue reading

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Version Control Systems Support: Basic Concepts

Modern web development workflow can hardly be effective without a Version Control System (VCS) managing all your source code. It’s absolutely essential for team development or when your project grows large. VCS takes care of all your source code management, … Continue reading

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Rapid File Creation with File Templates

Many different files are created in the course of development, and the bigger your project grows, the more files it involves. However, most files are typical and can contain pre-defined information you don’t need to type every time you create … Continue reading

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