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PhpStorm 2016.3 Release Candidate is available

We are glad to announce that PhpStorm 2016.3 RC 1 build 163.7743 is now available! If you want to learn all the details about the new features or to get yourself a copy to try right away, please visit our website.


This build delivers new features, bug fixes and improvements for PHP and the Web, and takes on the latest improvements in IntelliJ Platform.

Support of class_alias

This build brings a support of class_alias to PhpStorm 2016.3. Now the class_alias is defined in PhpStorm and works in accordance with php documentation.


See the full list of bug-fixes and improvements list in our issue tracker and in the complete release notes.

For more information please look at the overview of all PhpStorm 2016.3 features and download the build from PhpStorm website. A patch update is already available from the previous EAP build (PhpStorm 2016.3 EAP 163.7342).

If you have any feedback to share with us, please do so by commenting to this blog post, or in the issue tracker, as the PhpStorm 2016.3 release is just around the corner!

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