PhpStorm & WebStorm 2.1.4 performance update.

Alexey Gopachenko

PhpStorm 2.1.4 & WebStorm 2.1.4 performance update. It contains important performance fixes and is strongly recommended update for all users.

Download WebStorm 2.1.4PhpStorm 2.1.4 Automatic patches from 2.1.3 will be available later.

We’d also like to encourage all users to send anonymous feature usage statistics that was recently introduced to our IDE. This helps us to focus on most important stuff. Enable at Settings|Usage Statistics

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29 Responses to PhpStorm & WebStorm 2.1.4 performance update.

  1. Pham Minh Tuan says:

    September 3, 2011

    It would be nice if PhpStorm support mouse wheel for scrolling tab like firefox because I often get problem while open too many files. 🙂

  2. William says:

    September 3, 2011

    “performance update” wtf did you guys do? re-write the whole program?? its responsive now.. like no more waiting for menus n stuff. and completion is BANG done. thanks guys 😀

  3. Kote says:

    September 3, 2011

    I can’t drag’n’drop files to PhpStorm any more!

    When I drag an xml file from my desktop (windows 7) to PhpStorm 2.1.3 or 2.1.4 it doesn’t open and the mouse cursor takes a form of crossed circle.

    In version 2.1.1 I’m able to open exactly the same file doing the same actions. Should I switch something in the setting or it is a bug?

  4. Simon says:

    September 3, 2011

    I totally agree with William… Thank you very much!

  5. Simon Schick says:

    September 4, 2011

    This ide is awesom! And it’s getting even faster … can’t beleve it!
    Thank you all! Never thought that a java-application can run that fast.

  6. creatoro says:

    September 5, 2011

    What about automatically updating from 2.1.2? Haven’t reveived auto update to 2.1.3…

    • nnmatveev says:

      September 15, 2011

      There were no autoupdates from 2.1.2 to 2.1.3. You need to update manually.

  7. Hermann says:

    September 5, 2011

    I’m also interested in an auto update from 2.1.2 to 2.1.4 (and my colleagues are as well).
    Can we expect this in the next few weeks or would you rather suggest to use the download packages.

    • nnmatveev says:

      September 10, 2011

      Autoupdate is only available for 2.1.3

  8. Thomas Wacker says:

    September 7, 2011

    You will get an enormous performance push, if you use Java 7 (JDK 1.7) with PhpStorm. With release 2.1.4 and Java 7 nearly all performance bottlenecks are gone! 🙂

    • SecondFrog says:

      September 8, 2011

      How did you do it? 🙂
      What operating system do you use?

      • Thomas Wacker says:

        September 9, 2011

        We use PhpStorm under Windows (XP+7) and Linux (Ubuntu+Fedora). You can use both OS with the new JDK.

        http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index-jsp-138363.html#javasejdk

        For Installation: Google is your friend 🙂

        • SecondFrog says:

          September 9, 2011

          How to set up PhpStorm use JDK7 on Win7 ?

          I can change webide.sh in Linux version like this
          export JDK_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun

          • SecondFrog says:

            September 9, 2011

            How to fix it on Win7 ?

          • Hoof says:

            September 19, 2011

            set JAVA_HOME AND JRE_HOME in path and then, just delete the jre directory in your phpstorm installation folder. That worked for me 🙂

          • yareally says:

            September 22, 2011

            Since windows doesnt have bash shell scripts, it’s in the .bat file that does the same thing. Open up Program Files (x86)\JetBrains\PhpStorm 2.1.5\bin\PhpStorm.bat and it’s in there.

  9. zloymalefic says:

    September 7, 2011

    I have a question about performance of this IDE. I have two computers: one computer works on linux(ubuntu) and another one works on Windows 7, Windows version works much slower then linux one, please help me with this problem, or clarify, what i can do to make phpstorm works faster on windows 7

    • SecondFrog says:

      September 8, 2011

      What version of JDK are you using on Ubuntu ?

  10. UnderXP says:

    September 13, 2011

    Force PhpStorm use JRE 1.7 in Windows 7 (without install JDK):
    1) Dwnload JRE 7 (20 Mb) from oracle site http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/java-se-jre-7-download-432155.html
    2) Download Junction Magic from http://www.rekenwonder.com/linkmagic.htm
    3) Install Junction Magic (it’s free), install JRE 7.
    4) Close PhpStorm (if it’s open).
    5) Rename folder C:\Program Files\JetBrains\PhpStorm\jre\jre to C:\Program Files\JetBrains\PhpStorm\jre\jre_old
    6) Create folder C:\Program Files\JetBrains\PhpStorm\jre\jre (yes, again !!!)
    7) Open Junction Magic, click “create…”, in “host folder” select C:\Program Files\JetBrains\PhpStorm\jre\jre, in “target folder” select C:\Program Files\Java\jre7. Click “create”, Dismiss warning.
    8) Enjoy PhpStorm with Java SE 7

    • Evgeniy says:

      September 13, 2011

      And only question now: who is rekenwonder.com and why we should trust them as original JRE?

      • demonkoryu says:

        February 28, 2012

        You’ve misread the post. rekenwonder.com provides JunctionMagic, not a JRE.

    • SecondFrog says:

      September 15, 2011

      You can use “mklink.exe” on Windows >= Vista

  11. Andrey Gayvoronsky says:

    September 16, 2011

    Is there any way to prolong opensource license? I mailed few days ago and still no answer. Not matter what answer – yes or no, just anything 🙁

  12. Hoof says:

    September 19, 2011

    you dont need a symlink, just delete (or rename) the jre folder in the phpstorm installation forder and be sure that JAVA_HOME and JRE_HOME is set in path.

  13. koubel says:

    September 21, 2011

    Version 2.1.5 was released yesterday, any notices about this release on the blog?

  14. neuro159 says:

    September 21, 2011

    @koubel 2.1.5 contains only internal platform stability and performance fixes.