Debugging VVV Vagrant Setup With PhpStorm

It started with a Tweet:

 

Recently we’ve made a lot of changes to debugging in PhpStorm to try and make the process as simple as possible. So I decided to blog about not only how to get debugging working, but the process I used to figure out exactly what needed to be changed.

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Xdebug On Demand for CLI PHP Scripts in PhpStorm 2016.2

You may have noticed recent versions of the Composer dependency manager has come with a warning if you have Xdebug enabled:

Composer Warning

Jordi added this warning because Xdebug does wondrous things when you are developing, but it slows down execution of PHP scripts massively. Turning Xdebug on and off depending on the situation can be a painful chore… Until now.

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PhpStorm 2016.2 EAP 162.917

The new PhpStorm 2016.2 EAP build (162.917) is now available for download! You can download it here or, if you have installed the previous PhpStorm 2016.2 EAP build (162.844), you should soon get a notification in the IDE about a patch update.

This build includes new features, bug fixes and improvements for PHP and the Web, and takes on the latest improvements in IntelliJ Platform.

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PHP Annotated Monthly – June 2016

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As summer rolls in, and here in the UK we get slightly warmer rain, Gary Hockin once again rounds up the latest news from the PHP community, in Annotated Monthly.

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Meet the PhpStorm Team at PHP Conferences on Summer 2016

The PhpStorm team is getting ready for the summer round of conferences, and we’re eager to meet you there! We’ll be visiting Word4Camp Israel (June 9), PHP South Coast (June 11), Dutch PHP Conference (June 23-25), Laracon EU (August 23-24), and Web Summer Camp (August 31 – September 3).

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PhpStorm 2016.2 EAP 162.844

The new PhpStorm 2016.2 EAP build (162.844) is now available for download! Please download it from the link above or, if you have installed the previous PhpStorm 2016.2 EAP build (162.646), you should soon get a notification in the IDE about a patch update.

This build includes new features, bug fixes and improvements for PHP and the Web, and takes on the latest improvements in IntelliJ Platform.

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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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Using External Tools in PhpStorm

In a recent ticket on YouTrack (our issue tracker), our community member Jared Morgan documented how you can use the “External Tools” feature of PhpStorm to run everyday tools from your toolchain from a custom key binding, without ever leaving your IDE.

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PhpStorm 2016.2 EAP 162.646

The new PhpStorm 2016.2 EAP build (162.646) is now available for download! You can download it here or, if you have installed the previous PhpStorm 2016.2 EAP build (162.426), you should soon get a notification in the IDE about a patch update.

This build includes new features, bug fixes and improvements for PHP and the Web, and takes on the latest improvements in IntelliJ Platform.

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Go To Implementation in PhpStorm

At a round-table discussion with Ben Marks (of Magento fame), the developers from Class Llama mentioned that they had a gripe with the “Go to declaration” functionality in PhpStorm.

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