Category Archives: Cool Feature

PHP Annotated Monthly – February 2016

As February rolls around, and the cold weather really hits home, welcome to another PHP Annotated Monthly for February 2016. This month has been compiled by epic conference attendee and PhpStorm Developer Advocate Gary Hockin.

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PhpStorm 11 EAP 144.3891

PhpStorm 11 EAP 144.3891 is available for download. From the PHP side, this build delivers: Make static refactoring Keep-Alive for Remote Interpreters Keep-Alive for PHPCS/PHPMD Improved configuration of mappings for Remote Interpreters and other bug fixes and improvements (see full list in our … Continue reading

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Debugging from the REST API Client in PhpStorm 11

New in PhpStorm 11, you can now step-debug your REST API right from within the REST API test tool, without ever leaving your IDE. It’s live in the current EAP and planned for release in Q2 2016.

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Managing Copyright Notices in PhpStorm

Code repositories often have copyright notices in multiple places, and in some cases every file may have a copyright notice you want to update. PhpStorm now includes the Update Copyright… tool, which allows you to manage the copyright notices in single … Continue reading

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New Project Management Window in PhpStorm 10

Everyone wants to be able to find the project they need to work on quickly and easily, so to help, PhpStorm 10 introduces the new and improved Project Management window.

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Introducing the Create Class Action

When PhpStorm 10 spots that you’ve referenced a class that doesn’t exist, the inspection will highlight the class name and show a warning. Using the new Create Class action means you can create the missing class quickly and easily.

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Improved Code Completion During Debugging in PhpStorm 10

Recent versions of PhpStorm have been really pushing at the boundaries with regards to the debugging tool, and PhpStorm 10 was no exception. Along with the amazing Interactive Debug Console, PhpStorm 10 also shipped various code completion improvements within the … Continue reading

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Get Your Code PHP 7 Ready With PhpStorm 10

The release of PHP 7 is fast approaching, and there are some breaking changes that will need to be fixed to make sure your codebase is ready. Thankfully, PhpStorm 10 comes with a great inspection you can run to help … Continue reading

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Database Tool Improvements in PhpStorm

With the recent releases of PhpStorm 9 & 10, the database tool inside the IDE got some interesting improvements. In this post we’ll take a look at exactly what’s changed and how working with your database without leaving PhpStorm is … Continue reading

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Docker Support in PhpStorm

Docker is an open platform for building, shipping and running distributed applications. It gives programmers, development teams and operations engineers the common toolbox they need to take advantage of the distributed and networked nature of modern applications. With the new Docker integration … Continue reading

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