PhpStorm 2017.2 is now released!

PhpStorm 2017.2, the next major update for PhpStorm, is now available! You can download it here or via JetBrains Toolbox App.

Our website has all the details of this release, and here’s a roundup of the notable highlights.



  • New Composer actions: update, remove, install, self-update
  • PhpStorm and composer.json settings synchronization
  • Global installation and easy project creation

PHP Runtime

  • Docker Compose
  • Detection of enabled/disabled extensions from PHP interpreter
  • Preserve state of Start Listening for PHP Debug Connection option

PHP Language Support

  • Reworked polymorphic types support
  • Better Refactoring for PHP 7/7.1
  • $this highlighting
  • New inspections


  • Automatically run PHPUnit tests
  • Unified Test Frameworks settings

Improved PHP Formatting

  • New formatting options

Please see our issue tracker for the full list of fixed PHP-related issues and release notes from all previous EAP builds.

PhpStorm 2017.2 also brings major improvements in its support for web technologies, such as support for enhanced webpack module resolution, import from ESLint,
rearrange code for JavaScript and TypeScript and much more.

IntelliJ Platform has given this release lots of new features and bug-fixes as well, including enhancements in Version Control, pause indexing, Find in Path improvements, better HiDPI support, and more.

Database tools have been improved with several databases in one PostgreSQL data source, notification when a large query is finished, transaction control, and more.

For more details please see What’s New in PhpStorm 2017.2 and download a free 30-day PhpStorm trial for your operating system. You are also welcome to watch a short overview video:

PhpStorm 2017.2 is available as a free update for everyone who has an active subscription for PhpStorm or All Products!

JetBrains PhpStorm Team
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