Software update: PhpStorm 2018.2




JetBrains brings different development environments, such as IntelliJ Idea focused on Java, CLion focused on C and C ++, DataGrip focused on sql and PhpStorm focused on php. PhpStorm offers on-the-fly-error prevention, autocompletion, coderefactoring and debugging, and can also handle html, css, Coffee- and JavaScript. For an overview of the possibilities we refer to this page . A license is required for the use of PhpStorm. You will have to pay for business and home use, but if the software is used for education or non-commercial open source projects, the license is free. JetBrains has released PhpStorm 2018.2 with the following announcement:

PhpStorm 2018.2 is now released!

PhpStorm 2018.2, the second major update for PhpStorm in 2018, is now available! You can download it here or via JetBrains Toolbox App.

Our website has all the details of this release, and here’s a roundup of the notable highlights.

PHP Language
Custom postfix completion templates
FQCN completion
Structural Search and Replace for PHP
Improved SQL Injections
The new presentation for Quick Documentation
Jumping outside closing bracket / quote with Tab
New Inspections and Quick Fixes
PHP Refactorings
Move Instance Method Refactoring
New Add @ method tag quick fix for Undefined method
Add method quick fix now inserts parameter type hints
PHP Tools
Simple CodeSniffer / MessDetector setup
PHPUnit composite configuration
HTTP Client
Support for environment variables in the request body
Support for POST request body formatting
Please see our issue tracker for full PHP-related issues, and release notes from all previous EAP builds.

PhpStorm 2018.2 also brings major improvements in web support, such as new JavaScript intentions, completion events in Vue.js, Typescript 2.9 and 3.0 support, the new Code Coverage feature that helps to find unused code, extract and convert React component refactoring, new integrations with Angular CLI, global file watchers, rerunning failed tests, and much more.

IntelliJ Platform has provided this release with lots of new features as well as bug fixes. Specifically, updated UI with brand new icons, dark title bars on macOS, and TouchBar support for MacBooks, as well as improved VCS support with new ways to resolve merge conflicts, enhancements in VCS Log, support for multiple GitHub accounts, and even more.

Database tools have improved with the new SQL formatter, source code migration, query plan diagram, custom data sources and more.

For more details please see What’s New in PhpStorm 2018.2 and download a free 30-day PhpStorm trial for your operating system.

PhpStorm 2018.2 is available as a free subscription for PhpStorm or All Products!

JetBrains PhpStorm Team
The Drive to Develop
Version number 2018.2
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
License type Freeware / Paid


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