Improving the performance of PhpStorm
PhpStorm is a fantastic editor. Unfortunately it can be quite slow. Brent, one of our developers at Spatie, blogged a few tips to make it run a bit faster. I’ve followed all his suggestions and PhpStorm now feels a bit more responsive.
I didn’t start this post by writing my own thoughts, because I figured people were looking for some quick tips to speed of their IDE. As a PHP developer, I think that PhpStorm is such a powerful tool, which helps me to write good and maintainable code. I don’t want it to stand in my way though, so good performance is an absolute requirement.
Let's just dive right in. PHPStorm is made in Java. If you ever played Minecraft, you know you could allocate extra RAM…www.stitcher.io
Hopefully future versions of PhpStorm will be more performant out of the box.