PhpStorm offers so much functionality. From syntax highlighting to Docker integration, it’s an extremely comprehensive tool. However, have you ever thought of using it to run your unit tests? In this article, I step you through running tests, from an entire suite to an individual test.
Still using var_dump to debug your PHP code? Stop! While var_dump can be convenient, it’s a very blunt approach. In this article, I’ll show you how to set up proper debugging with PhpStorm, Xdebug, and PHPUnit, and give you a modern, sophisticated debugging experience.
A little while ago, I took to Twitter in a sense of jubilant excitement announcing that VIM was THE distraction-free editor. As it&rsquo;s been quite some time since, I honestly don&rsquo;t remember exactly what it was that motivated me to do so.
If there’s one thing that we as developers to do on a regular basis it’s navigate through code. In this tutorial, I’m going to show you a range of ways in which PhpStorm does so, minimising the effort required by us.
Refactoring code is an essential aspect of building and maintaining software. In this tutorial I will show you how to use PhpStorm’s refactoring functionality to make it as easy as possible.
Is it reasonable, even practical, to expect that a 30 year old application can match a modern one?
As software developers you should use coding standards. In today&rsquo;s post, learn how to enforce the PSR-1 and PSR-2 coding standards with PHPStorm.