Here are some notable highlights of PhpStorm 2016.3:
Frameworks, Tools, more: Support of Docker in Remote Interpreters, support of PHPSpec test framework, auto-detection and configuration of PHPUnit, Behat, and PHPSpec, ability to open multiple projects in one frame
PHP Language & Editing Experience: Semantic highlighting for variables and parameters, completion of overridden methods and fields without function and var keyword, improved support of PSR-0/PSR-4
Code Quality Analysis: Project-wide PHP 7 strict types, new naming convention inspections, improved Runtime Error Prevention
PhpStorm 2016.3 also brings major improvements in its support for top-notch web technologies, such as Flow support, improved TypeScript support, PostCSS support, Stylelint and much more.
From IntelliJ Platform this release borrows many new features and bug-fixes, such as enhancements in Version Control, which include better ergonomics and speed of VCS Log, reworked Merge dialog, syntax highlighting in the Diff and Merge dialogs, and an interface for managing Git remotes in the project.
Database tools have been significantly improved with the possibility to edit several similar cells at once, integration with mysqldump and pg_dump utilities. Also, now all your changes are stored locally and can be submitted at once.
PhpStorm 2016.3 is available as a free update for everyone who has an active subscription for PhpStorm or All Products!
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