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PhpStorm 5.0: PHP Coding at Its Finest

September 12, 2012

PRAGUE, September 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

JetBrains, the creators of IntelliJ IDEA, ReSharper and other intelligent,
productivity-enhancing tools for software developers, have announced the general
availability of PhpStorm 5.0, the new release of their advanced PHP IDE.

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While maintaining its focus on PHP code quality and all-around developer productivity,
PhpStorm 5.0 also extends its support for modern PHP frameworks. This major release brings
out new features for Symfony2 & Yii projects, in addition to the previously supported Zend
framework and Drupal.

“Helping PHP developers constantly improve the quality of their code remains our
number one priority as we plan additions to the IDE, be it new framework support, editor
features or something else,” said Alexey Gopachenko, PhpStorm project lead. “This release
brings a data-flow-based type analysis engine which significantly improves the precision
of the code analyser, with no additional code annotations needed. We also believe that the
new Live Edit mode will be a lot of help for web developers looking to boost their coding

The key additions in PhpStorm 5.0 include:

        - New, more sophisticated type inference engine for PHP variables and class
        - New MVC view for Symfony2 & Yii projects.
        - Built-in PSR1/PSR2, Symfony2 and Drupal compliant code formatting.
        - The ability to easily specify your own PHP CodeSniffer project-specific rule
        - Many additions in SQL/Databases support, including live database schema
          refactoring, stored procedures editing, schema migration scripts generation, and
          improved SQL completion.
        - 'Live Edit' mode for PHP/HTML/CSS/JS code with instant page preview in the
        - Many important improvements for editing JavaScript and CSS/Sass/LESS.

Download JetBrains PhpStorm 5.0 and try it free for 30 days at


In addition to affordably priced personal and commercial licenses, even cheaper
academic licenses are introduced with PhpStorm 5.0, for non-commercial use. Each type of
license includes free PhpStorm updates for 1 year after the purchase date, covering major
new releases. See http://www.jetbrains.com/phpstorm/buy/?PS5PR.

About JetBrains

JetBrains is a technology-leading software development firm specializing in the
creation of intelligent, productivity-enhancing software. The company is widely known for
its innovative, award-winning Java(TM) integrated development environment IntelliJ(R) IDEA
(see details at http://www.jetbrains.com/idea), AppCode – a better IDE for Objective-C
developers (http://www.jetbrains.com/objc), ReSharper – a productivity tool for .NET
developers (http://www.jetbrains.com/resharper), and YouTrack – an intelligent bug and
issue tracker (http://www.jetbrains.com/youtrack), among others. JetBrains maintains
its headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic, with its R&D labs located in St. Petersburg
and Moscow, Russia; Munich, Germany; and Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, see


Note to Editors: JetBrains, PhpStorm, IntelliJ, IntelliJ IDEA, ReSharper, AppCode, and
YouTrack are trademarks or registered trademarks of JetBrains, s.r.o. All other trademarks
are the properties of their respective owners.



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