Category Archives: Cool Feature

Introducing PHPSpec in PhpStorm 2016.3

You asked, and we delivered! Brand new in PhpStorm 2016.3 is extended support for the behavior-driven design framework PHPSpec.

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Project Wide PHP 7 Strict Types in PhpStorm 2016.3

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

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Opening Many Project in One Frame

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.

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PhpStorm 2016.3 Release Candidate 2 is available

We are glad to announce that PhpStorm 2016.3 RC 2 build 163.7743.39 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 takes … Continue reading

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Improved Completion for Overriding in PhpStorm 2016.3

At your request, we’ve implemented some subtle improvements in how we generate code completion when you’re overriding methods or properties in PhpStorm 2016.3.

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Docker Remote Interpreters

PhpStorm 2016.3 gives a much easier way to configure a Docker remote interpreter, with configuration done from an extra config option in the Interpreters pane of the IDE.

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PhpStorm 2016.3 EAP 163.4830

The new PhpStorm 2016.3 EAP build (163.4830) is now available! You can download it here or, if you have installed the previous PhpStorm 2016.3 EAP build (163.4396), you should soon get a notification in the IDE about a patch update. This build delivers … Continue reading

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PhpStorm 2016.2.1 is out

PhpStorm 2016.2.1 build 162.1889 is available for download! If you missed the PhpStorm 2016.2 release, find out more about it on the What’s new page. If you are already using it, you’ll soon get a notification about available patch-update. Note: Please note … Continue reading

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Time Tracking Plugin in PhpStorm

If you want to take better control of your tasks and projects and measure the time you spend developing, check out the Time Tracking Plugin which was bundled with PhpStorm 2016.1 earlier this year.

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Joomla! support in PhpStorm

Recent versions of PhpStorm have come with increasingly improving support for the popular CMS Joomla! Here we take a look at some of the useful features from recent versions.

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