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Voices of the ElePHPant:
Interview with Mikhail Vink
Oct 02, 2015 @ 12:23:46

The Voices of the ElePHPant podcast has posted their latest in their series of interviews with members of the PHP community. In this episode host Cal Evans talks with Mikhail Vink of JetBrains.

They talk about the PHPStorm IDE that JetBrains that makes PHP development simpler. Mikhal also discusses different kinds of projects it has built-in support for and some of the challenges they've faced in integrating new project types. Cal also talks about some of his favorite features of the IDE and some of the external tools it can support.

You can listen to this latest interview either from the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 of the episode. If you enjoy the episode be sure to subscribe to their feed or follow them on Twitter.

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Link: https://voicesoftheelephpant.com/2015/10/02/interview-with-mikhail-vink/

Community News:
Dutch PHP Conference Video - 42 Tips & Tricks for PHPStorm
Jul 01, 2015 @ 08:40:25

The Laravel News site has linked to a presentation from Mikhail Vink at the recent Dutch PHP Conference in Amsterdam. The video they've linked to was a presentation he gave showing 42 Tips & Tricks for PHPStorm, a popular PHP IDE.

With the PhpStorm IDE buzzing in modern PHP community, there are always many neat things to learn for better synergy with your every-day tool for web development. This session will give you an insight on 42 powerful tips and tricks that will make you more productive and efficient. From lightning-smart navigation to debugging and testing hidden tricks, from making UI of the IDE even more suitable for presentations to some handy tools integrations - all of those tips will find a good use in your development workflow.

You can watch the video of the full presentation over on YouTube. The video is a full-on screencast so you get to see every move he makes including special keystrokes, general IDE functionality, settings changes and built in tools like a REST client and integration with other external tools.

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Link: https://youtu.be/J9emzl_VmIs