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Webinar: What’s New in PhpStorm 2016.2, August 3rd

Join us Wednesday, August 03, 2016, at 16:00 – 17:00 CEST (check other zones) for the free webinar What’s New in PhpStorm 2016.2 with Gary Hockin.


PhpStorm 2016.2, released on July 13th, 2016, is the second update in the series of releases planned for 2016. During the webinar, Gary Hockin will overview new features and major improvements brought in this release:

  • 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.

Gary will guide you through all the major features and improvements in PhpStorm 2016.2 and answer your questions in this live webinar.

This webinar is suitable for developers of different proficiency levels. Please register now. There will be an opportunity to ask questions during the webinar. A video recording will be made available a few days later.

About Gary Hockin

Gary Hockin has been creating code to power web applications for 15 years, the last three of them at an extraordinary level. He is handsome, talented, funny and articulate, and also extremely modest. Gary is a valued contributor to Zend Framework 2 and is a member of the community review team. He’s married and has two wonderful children, and when he’s not coding, writing about code, speaking about code or reading about code, he can usually be found in the pub playing pool.

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