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You may have noticed recent versions of the Composer dependency manager has come with a warning if you have Xdebug enabled: Jordi added this warning because Xdebug does wondrous things when you are developing, but it slows down execution of … Continue reading
In a recent ticket on YouTrack (our issue tracker), our community member Jared Morgan documented how you can use the “External Tools” feature of PhpStorm to run everyday tools from your toolchain from a custom key binding, without ever leaving … Continue reading
We’re all told that great developers refactor often (I looked for a quote on who said that, but couldn’t find anyone, so now it’s mine). Refactoring can be a tedious job, but PhpStorm’s intentions can help you break away from … Continue reading
The recording of our April 18th webinar, What’s New in PhpStorm 2016.1 with Gary Hockin, is available on JetBrains YouTube channel.
For the recent 2016.1 release, a lot of work was done to improve the group use functionality that landed in PHP 7.
PhpStorm has always had great features that helped you to manage code and databases that are hosted on remote servers. These features have been improved in PhpStorm 2016.1 as you can now keep these remote connections alive.
When refactoring, sometimes you wish to change your methods to be static, while this isn’t the best practice in the world, it’s possible you’ll be in a position where pragmatism will take priority over great design. If you are 100% … Continue reading
Up until now, we’ve only been able to configure interpreters globally within PhpStorm. This has made configuring project-specific PHP interpreters impossible, and has left the configuration feeling cluttered as configurations for all projects appeared everywhere. PhpStorm 11, however, introduces project … Continue reading