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Composer is an indispensable tool; it has been integrated with PhpStorm since version 6. Prior to version 2017.3, however, the messages from the Composer actions were shown in the Event Log together with all the other messages. When there were … Continue reading →
It is no secret that PhpStorm’s CPU usage can be quite high at times. This is primarily caused by various code insight features including auto-completion, syntax errors checking, intention actions and on-the-fly inspections. These processes are always running in the … Continue reading →
PhpStorm supports all the major PHP testing frameworks: PHPUnit, Codeception, Behat, and PHPSpec. Recently we’ve published a series of short videos about running PHPUnit and Codeception tests in PhpStorm. The videos guide you through the PHPUnit and Codeception setup process … Continue reading →
When you work with remote servers, a common and recommended security measure is to use SSH key pairs for authentication. Our friends at PyCharm have prepared a great blog post on the topic. It explains how to generate an SSH … Continue reading →
Among other features introduced in 2017.3 EAP we mentioned the editor-based REST client, which offers a new approach to working with web APIs. Earlier, you could run your requests with the REST client built right into PhpStorm, but it required … Continue reading →
Unified Modelling Language can be used to draw out the relationships between classes, abstract classes, and interfaces, to help you to visualize exactly how your classes interact and are related. PhpStorm has tools that can help you to create these … Continue reading →
Recently a customer asked us where the colors and fonts come from in PhpStorm, and how they can be adjusted. We’re sharing the answer and hoping it will be helpful for everyone. In PhpStorm, you can set the font and color … Continue reading →
PHP 7.1 brought some changes to the way you can declare class level constants by giving the ability to mark them as public, private and protected like methods and parameters.
We’re constantly trying to improve our code formatting options so that everyone gets to automatically format their code just as they like it, and PhpStorm 2017.2 is no different.
Inspections are the life-blood of PhpStorm, they are the little watchers that detect when you’ve done something suspicious (or even downright wrong) and pop up a little reminder saying “you may want to check that!”. PhpStorm 2017.2 introduces some nice new … Continue reading →