Jetbrains released PHPStorm 10 a few days ago, and each major release brings along some major new features. How do they help us in ImpressCMS Development?
PHPStorm is a flavor of the JEdit family of programming editors specifically aimed at PHP Development. It is one of the more recent offerings (Jetbrains having their roots in the Java IDE business), but since it's arrival, it has gained worldwide praise and is on many programmer's wishlist.
New versions of PHPStorm usually come with new versions of already supported technology, and totally new features. Previous versions brought us the introduction of composer, Vagrant, PHPUnit and other technologies, this version introduces
As you can see, we already use quite a bit of functionality in ImpressCMS. Given the direction we feel the PHP ecosystem is evolving, Jetbrains has made the right choices with the new features in PHPStorm 10.
The ImpressCMS Project is happy to have received an Open Source license for PHPStorm from Jetbrains, so team members can get up and running with the new features (docker, phpunit 5) by doing a simple upgrade. Let us know if you need support for your license.