Here are some notable highlights of PhpStorm 2016.2:
Better PHP Language Support: Improved type inference, strict type inspection for PHP 7, better parsing of PHP 7 and PHP 7.1, and improved getter and setter generation for PHP 7 (and higher).
New Editing Experience: Dynamic live template for smart completion of function parameters; values of class constants shown in completion lists; possibility to filter out static methods from completion list; smart type code completion; and various @throws improvements.
Code Quality Analysis: Reworked Unused imports inspection for unused namespaces, functions, and constants; Return type inspection; and Dynamic call to static method inspection.
Frameworks, Tools, and more: Template projects, better Joomla! support, and Xdebug On Demand for CLI PHP Scripts.
PhpStorm 2016.2 also brings major improvements in its support of top-notch web technologies, such as:
- TypeScript 2.0 support
- Angular CLI and code snippets
- Possibility to drag files into HTML
From IntelliJ Platform this release borrows:
- Improvements in working with patches
- Improved Git/Mercurial Log Viewer
- UI Improvements
- Support for fonts with ligatures
In addition, Database tools have been improved, compliments of our colleagues on the JetBrains DataGrip team.
PhpStorm 2016.2 is available as a free update for everyone who has a active subscription for PhpStorm or All Products!
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