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Git can be hard, particularly if you’ve been dropped in at the deep end and are only used to working in a specific way, so it’s our intention to address how to accomplish certain version control tasks in a JetBrains IDE … Continue reading
Last summer the PyCharm team released some amazing content introducing the version control system (VCS) in PyCharm. These videos are equally as relevant to PhpStorm as they are to PyCharm, as the two IDEs share the same underlying platform.
Happy New Year! New year, new PHP Annotated Monthly, a roundup of all that’s happened in the last month or so with Gary Hockin, Developer Advocate for PhpStorm at JetBrains.
Running your test suite through PhpStorm is useful and saves a lot of time. Unfortunately, configuring your test runner can be repetitive and painful – until now. PhpStorm 2016.3 can autodetect your autoloader from your Composer settings, saving you the task … Continue reading
In the recent What’s New video for PhpStorm 2016.3, I noticed I was always adding PHP 7’s strict type declaration declare(strict_types=1) to every new file I created.
Using a unique colour for each variable in scope arguably improves code readability. This particular feature has been made it into PhpStorm 2016.3 so you can give it a try.
You asked, and we delivered! Brand new in PhpStorm 2016.3 is extended support for the behavior-driven design framework PHPSpec.
The holidays are coming (holidays are coming), and the temperature has dropped. As we get to the end of a thoroughly eventful year, it’s December’s PHP Annotated Monthly with Gary Hockin, Developer Advocate for PhpStorm at JetBrains.
PHP 7 is here, and thankfully gaining a lot of traction. There’s never been a better time to convert your project to PHP 7 strict types, and you’ll find so many bugs you never knew existed in the process. Adding … Continue reading
It’s happened! One of the most eagerly anticipated features of 2016.3 is the ability to open many projects in a single frame, here’s how.