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Debugging in PhpStorm

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Sprout Video

One of the great advantages of an IDE over a text editor is the ability to easily run a debugger. In this lesson you'll learn how to configure PhpStorm to use XDebug. We'll walk through getting XDebug set up, and then how to debug, including setting breakpoints.

Note: From the menu bar, PhpStorm > Preferences > PHP > Debug will apply settings to the current project as described in the video.

Additional resources


Please note that this series covers PhpStorm versions 6 and 7 only.

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