PHP Tools 1.14 News

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PHP Tools 1.14 News

We're happy to announce public availability of PHP Tools for Visual Studio 1.14.

Our tools are being improved continuously, based on users feedback and suggestions. Latest update brings a lot of new features, improvements and fixes. Feel free to download from Visual Studio Extensions & Updates or from the product page.

Colored Tool Tips

Improved IntelliSense showing colored tool tips. IntelliSense provides more information and will be upgraded even more in upcoming releases.

Tool Tips

Peek To Definition

Peek To Definition is a new feature introduced in Visual Studio 2013. Pressing Alt+F12 over a PHP symbol brings you small window containing definition of the symbol. In this way, you can lookup for a definition without loosing track of your work.

Peek Window

Test Explorer improvements

In the PHP Tools update we introduce faster test discovery, support for PHPUnit Configuration file, configuration file editor, support for Test Suites and more. See Testing Documentation for more information.

Test Explorer

NuGet packages

With the new release, PHP Tools support NuGet packages. You can browse the library of web components, include them within your project and perform their automatic updates.


Other improvements

  • Project-wide Error List
  • Code collapsing of lambda functions
  • Support for High DPI displays
  • Feedback form in Help | PHP Tools for Visual Studio Feedback
  • PHP debugger fixes
  • Parser fixes, support for declare(), function assert

For more information see our change log or features page.