PhpStorm 2016.3 is now available

Published: November 24, 2016

JetBrains has released the third and final update of PhpStorm.

Highlights from the release include:

  • Tools and Frameworks: Support of Docker in Remote Interpreters, support of PHPSpec test framework, auto-detection and configuration of PHPUnit, Behat, and PHPSpec from composer.json, ability to open multiple projects in one frame, and support of Codeigniter Code Style.
  • New editing experience: Semantic highlighting for variables and parameters, completion of overridden methods and fields without function and var keyword, and improved support of PSR-0/PSR-4.
  • Code quality analysis: Project-wide PHP 7 strict types, new naming convention inspections, and improved Runtime Error Prevention.

This release also brings major improvements in its support for top-notch web technologies , such as Flow support, improved TypeScript support, PostCSS support, Stylelint and much more.

From IntelliJ Platform this release borrows many new features and bug-fixes such as enhancements in Version Control which include better ergonomics and speed of VCS Log, reworked Merge dialog, syntax highlighting in the Diff and Merge dialogs, and an interface for managing Git remotes in the project.

Database tools have been significantly improved with the possibility to edit several similar cells at once, and integration with mysqldump and g_dump utilities. Also, now all changes are stored locally and can be submitted at once.

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