This page includes links to what I consider the most important parts of JetBrain’s documentation for PhpStorm as well as other useful articles/resources.


  • File Watchers are “…tool that allows you to automatically run a command-line tool like compilers, formatters, or linters when you change or save a file…”
    • You can define custom tools to be run, pre-built templates are included for Babel, Closure Compiler, CoffeeScript, SASS, SCSS, CSSO, Haml, Less, Prettier, UglifyJS, and YUI Compressor.
    • You may also want to see PhpStorm File Watcher Change Output on StackOverflow.