Category Archives: PhpStorm

Editor-based Rest Client

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

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Codeception Support Comes to PhpStorm 2017.1

The Codeception test framework is a nice way of organizing your Unit, Integration and Acceptance tests under one roof, and PhpStorm 2017.1 brings support for Codeception into your favorite IDE.

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Updating Your Templates in PhpStorm

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.

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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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Debugging VVV Vagrant Setup With PhpStorm

It started with a Tweet: Who do i know that uses PHPstorm with VVV and XDebug? I need some guidance on getting things setup. — Andrew Woods (@awoods) June 21, 2016   Recently we’ve made a lot of changes to … Continue reading

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Webinar: Docker for PHP Developers

Join us Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at 16:00 – 17:00 CEST for the free webinar Docker for PHP Developers with Gary Hockin and Chris Tankersley.

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“Make Static” Refactoring Tool in PhpStorm 11

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

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Project-Specific Interpreter Configuration in PhpStorm 11

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

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Rerun Failed PHPUnit Tests in PhpStorm 11

When you have failed PHPUnit tests to fix, it can be painful to have to rerun your whole test suite just to see if a change has fixed that broken test. In PhpStorm 11  you can now rerun only failed … 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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