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  1. What are the list of useful magento2 development tools?

  2. What are the top phpstorm useful plugins for magento2 development?

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    1. Always have a browser tab open with magento.stackexchange.com on it. – dmatthew Mar 30 '17 at 5:10
  • 1. Always have a browser tab open with magento.stackexchange.com on it. – dmatthew Mar 30 '17 at 5:11
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1) PHPStorm with XDebug:

PHPStorm is my favorite IDE. It is an advanced IDE for PHP developers.

Many developers still use only var_dump and die to debug the system. From my experience, these techniques are not powerful. They possibility will break the application.

Magento 2 is a huge system. We should try with XDebug. With XDebug, we can see how the system works, why the exception occurs.

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2) PHPStorm plugins for Magento 2 development:

There are some useful PHPStorm plugins. I used two free Plugins: Magento2 and MaGinto.

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There is a good paid Plugin: Magicento. You also can try.

  • thanks, How can i go or navigate deeper into core functionalities of magento from phpstorm – user2366074 Mar 30 '17 at 11:54
  • We can use the blue buttons: imgur.com/a/3GJd4 – Khoa TruongDinh Mar 30 '17 at 13:14
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Magicento help for development (printscreen).

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for code standard, use PHPMD & PHPCS

https://www.atwix.com/magento-2/configure-code-sniffer-for-phpstorm/

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