"Instant PHPStorm Starter" is a plain and simple introduction to the world of advanced and professional PHP development with PHPStorm. It concentrates on the various tools and operations that will help you to produce better code in a more efficient way.
Learning professional PHP development starts with the basic using, analysing, and extending of existing PHP code. The book will guide you through the process of setting up and running your first application in Symfony2, a PHP hot topic that enforces all the best practices in PHP programming. Once you complete the task, you will acquire all the necessary knowledge to efficiently work on your code.
The book covers PHPStorm's interface as well as the most useful tools to generate, modify, and inspect the code. We start with the basic configuration of tool windows and the general IDE's appearance. Then we proceed with the first application; here, you will learn to manipulate the project's files. Next, we describe the most important operations concerning the code, one-by-one. This part of the book is divided into three main sections: editing, high level programming operations, and VCS.
This book covers all the killer features of the PHPStorm IDE.
Get to grips with a new technology, understand what it is and what it can do for you, and then get to work with the most important features and tasks.This is a Starter book with plenty of coded examples and pictorial illustrations.
Who this book is for
If you are a developer who knows the basics of PHP and want to learn the PHPStorm and Symfony 2 frameworks, this book is for you. The book concentrates on using the IDE and not on the PHP language.