PhpStorm 8 released: Blade, Behat, WordPress, Remote PHP interpreters, multiple carets/selections, and more
PhpStorm 8, the new major release of our professional PHP IDE, is now available for download!
Read all about the new features and improvements on the PhpStorm website.
This release champions the needs of developers working with proven and emerging web technologies, for both front and backend development.
The key PhpStorm 8 enhancements and additions include:
- PHP Language Support: Full support for PHP 5.6; completely reworked mixed language editing (i.e. SQL in PHP); new intentions and inspections; enhanced formatting, type inference, and other coding assistance features.
- Frameworks: Support for Blade template engine, WordPress, and Drupal 8.
- Behat support.
- Remote PHP interpreters support.
- Debugging & testing improvements, with support for Zend Server Z-Ray.
This release also inherits all of the great improvements made in the underlying IntelliJ Platform including: multiple carets and selections, working with a single file without creating a project, bundled Scratch plugin, EditorConfig support, and more.
PhpStorm 8 is available as a free update if you purchased your license after September 16, 2013!
We invite you to join our upcoming webinar, What’s New in PhpStorm 8: Evolving with You, featuring Maarten Balliauw, Tuesday, October 7th.
Develop with PhpStorm 8, the PHP IDE that evolves with you!
– JetBrains PhpStorm Team