Early Access Program WebStorm

PhpStorm & WebStorm 2.1 EAP build 107.56

PhpStorm & WebStorm 2.1 EAP build 107.56 is available and as usual brings you important bugfixes, performance and usability improvements plus several new features. Most notable changes are:

  • PHPDoc @var annotations now support Netbeans/Zend style (single-asterisk), along with ability to put it after actual initialization. This was a highly requested feature to improve collaboration for teams using different IDEs simultaneously
  • PHP completion will complete class names from other namespaces, inserting fully qualified name. You may need to invoke completion manually (or 2-nd time) to get the them in the completion list
  • xDebug proxy support UI & workflow polished, with relevant actions available from Tools|xDebug Proxy menu
  • xDebug evaluation “safe mode” will prevent you from evaluation of undefined variables in watches and value tooltips. It is useful for preventing known evaluation issues of Xdebug and some other side effects. Nevertheless “Evaluate” action will allow you to evaluate any expressions even contained undefined variables. Enable under Settings|PHP|Debug
  • Phing got better support of various end-user environments along with other essential fixes
  • PHP libraries can be quickly edited by pressing F4 on External Libraries tree node

More details on web features available in build changelog and on core features in platform changelog

Stay tuned for more info on new features and do not hesitate with your feedback – the 2.1 schedule is really tight!

UPD: we discovered that one critical fix was not included in initial release (107.53) and reissued build. Please update! Sorry for trouble.

Download PhpStorm & WebStorm 2.1 EAP build 107.56 for your platform from project EAP page.

Develop with pleasure!
-JetBrains Web IDE Team

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