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PhpStorm vs WebStorm: What are the differences?

What is PhpStorm? Professional IDE for PHP and Web Developers. PhpStorm is a PHP IDE which keeps up with latest PHP & web languages trends, integrates a variety of modern tools, and brings even more extensibility with support for major PHP frameworks.

What is WebStorm? The smartest JavaScript IDE. WebStorm is a lightweight and intelligent IDE for front-end development and server-side JavaScript.

PhpStorm and WebStorm belong to "Integrated Development Environment" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by PhpStorm are:

  • Smart PHP Code Editor
  • Code Quality Analysis
  • Debugging and Testing

On the other hand, WebStorm provides the following key features:

  • Coding assistance for JavaScript and TypeScript
  • Support for React and Angular
  • Built-in debugger for client-side JavaScript and Node.js

"Best ide for php", "Easy to use" and "Functionality" are the key factors why developers consider PhpStorm; whereas "Intelligent ide ", "Smart development environment" and "Easy js debugging" are the primary reasons why WebStorm is favored.

Lyft, 9GAG, and Grooveshark are some of the popular companies that use PhpStorm, whereas WebStorm is used by Lyft, HelloReceipts, and Edify. PhpStorm has a broader approval, being mentioned in 646 company stacks & 502 developers stacks; compared to WebStorm, which is listed in 469 company stacks and 449 developer stacks.

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What is PhpStorm?

PhpStorm is a PHP IDE which keeps up with latest PHP & web languages trends, integrates a variety of modern tools, and brings even more extensibility with support for major PHP frameworks.

What is WebStorm?

WebStorm is a lightweight and intelligent IDE for front-end development and server-side JavaScript.

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    What are some alternatives to PhpStorm and WebStorm?
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    Reviews of PhpStorm and WebStorm
    Avatar of texeltexel2009
    2nd Grade Web Apps Developement at Webbingapps
    Review ofPhpStormPhpStorm

    There are many PHP IDE's currently available but PhpStorm just beats them all! It's availanle for every OS. Fast, Feature-rich, Customizable, etc etc etc. It just has it all! Highly recommended for any Web Apps Developer who takes his job seriously. This is the main tool that you don't want to miss.

    How developers use PhpStorm and WebStorm
    Avatar of Cloudcraft
    Cloudcraft uses WebStormWebStorm

    WebStorm is the best IDE hands-down for JavaScript developers. Yes, there's more lightweight editors (and nothing beats vim when debugging remotely), but the sheer productivity of WebStorm is unparalleled. React/JSX support? Check. ES2015 support? You bet. Node.js profiling? Yes! Look, if you can't rename a class or variable reliably across a JavaScript project, follow references, debug (without console logs) your editor sucks. Don't use a editor that sucks, use WebStorm!

    Avatar of Rocky Gray
    Rocky Gray uses PhpStormPhpStorm

    Writing software, navigating code bases, and refactoring code. Intellisense and click through are heavily used features here.

    Avatar of BrightMachine
    BrightMachine uses PhpStormPhpStorm

    The best PHP editor available. We really don't know how we managed to do anything before using this fantastic tool.

    Avatar of Undisclosed, Do Not Contact or Spam Please
    Undisclosed, Do Not Contact or Spam Please uses PhpStormPhpStorm

    The best PHP editor. Also is a great MySQL/SQLite datasource browser, text editor, and I think it makes coffee too.

    Avatar of Christian Bryant
    Christian Bryant uses PhpStormPhpStorm

    Mailer, forms; anything that I feel PHP can still provide advantages simply AngularJS/MEAN stack

    Avatar of GHA Technologies
    GHA Technologies uses WebStormWebStorm

    For all our team's coding because of its support of core libraries like angular and ruby on rails

    Avatar of Promethean TV
    Promethean TV uses WebStormWebStorm

    IDE used for development of various web applications and services at Promethean.

    Avatar of Coolfront Technologies
    Coolfront Technologies uses WebStormWebStorm

    Developer's use for editing and developing Javascript projects.

    Avatar of Andrew Gatenby
    Andrew Gatenby uses PhpStormPhpStorm

    It's really the only PHP IDE to bother with in our experience.

    Avatar of Riderman De Sousa Barbosa
    Riderman De Sousa Barbosa uses WebStormWebStorm

    We just use because we love it :)... but is not required.

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