Category Archives: Tutorial

Navigate your code with bookmarks

While coding you continuously move from one part of your code to another, switching between classes, functions, files, etc. You have to keep in mind so many places in the code that you are currently working on. No wonder then … Continue reading

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Find your way around your code

You constantly move around your project – switching between editor tabs, navigating to files, directories, classes, functions, comments, declarations, and so on and so forth. It’s easy to lose direction when you move and always have to think where to … Continue reading

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SQL support and Database tools

As you work with databases in your project, there are quite a lot of routine tasks that have to be performed on a regular basis. However, now there is a great way to do it right from your IDE. You … Continue reading

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Integrating Composer command line tool with PhpStorm

Built-in Command Line Tool support plugin provides autocompletion and documentation for any command line based tools. It needs just an xml commands description to support new tool. We plan to add automatic recognition of composer and other popular tools in future, but … Continue reading

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Using Local History for code changes tracking

Do you use version control system such as Git, CVS, Mercurial, Subversion or any other and enjoy all the things they are doing to keep track of your code? If you do we have Local History to expand VCS functionality … Continue reading

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Managing TODO comments in your code

Working on a large project it is quite usual to leave some code refactoring or improvement tasks to be done later, have some code left to be reviewed by your colleagues or just mark some places you still have questions … Continue reading

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Debug command line scripts with PhpStorm 2.1

Hello everybody, Recently, we have been often asked to provide a detailed guide in debugging command line scripts. And finally here you are!

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Configuring PHP debugging in PhpStorm 2.0

Introduction In the previous post Zero-configuration debugging with XDebug and PhpStorm 2.0, we discussed setting up debugging automatically. This works perfectly in most cases. However, sometimes you may still need to configure debugging manually. In this article we will explain … Continue reading

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Zero-configuration debugging with XDebug and PhpStorm 2.0

This blog post is obsolete! Please check new up-to-date tutorial on Zero-configuration Web Application Debugging with Xdebug and PhpStorm Hello guys, We have done a lot of work to simplify the debugging process in PhpStorm 2.0 and we are very … Continue reading

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