PhpStorm 2018.2.5 is released

PhpStorm 2018.2.5 build 182.4892.16 is now available!

This update brings flexible heredoc/nowdoc syntax support for PHP 7.3, bug fixes, and takes on the latest enhancements in IntelliJ Platform.

You can download PhpStorm 2018.2.5 here or in JetBrains Toolbox App. If you have installed the previous PhpStorm 2018.2 invoke the Check for updates action to receive the latest update.

Flexible Heredoc and Nowdoc Syntax Support

PHP 7.3 RC3 has been released on schedule. It means that it’ll be possible to use the improved Heredoc and Nowdoc strings syntax very soon! You’ll be able to indent the closing marker as you wish, and this indentation will dictate the amount of whitespace to strip from each line within the heredoc/nowdoc. PhpStorm 2018.2 now supports this upcoming neat syntax:


See the full list of bug-fixes and improvements in the release notes

That’s it for today! Download PhpStorm 2018.2.5 or click Update in your JetBrains Toolbox App, and please do report any bugs and feature request to our Issue Tracker.
Your feedback is also very welcome in the comments and Twitter.

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