Suggestions

1. Poor syntax coloring - I want to specify the color of methods, static functions, classes/interfaces, modificators, etc. While Java IDEs always have it, PHP IDEs do not support it (hm, maybe Zend Studio).
2. Maybe I can't find it but I can't find a classical option "Insert spaces for tabs". I prefer tabs but IDEA seems to put spaces.
3. public function ant then CTRL+SPACE. I can see __construct() and __destruct(). What about __set, __get, __sleep, __wakeup, etc.?
4. You could warn user if a method with @return phpDoc doesn't return anything. And other things known from non-dynamic languages that help the developer.
5. Try to write /** and press enter before a method. The comment has inconsistent indentation.
6. After $_SERVER CTRL+SPACE should hint ["SERVER_NAME"] and other available array keys that can be found in this array.
7. CTRL+Q on method/function shows me: (...) @link http://php.net/manual/en/... - links should be clickable.
8. CTRL+SPACE should hint phpdocs in /** comments.
9. $this-> CTRL+SPACE doesn't hint member variables (properties).
10. public fu CTRL+SPACE should put "function " - with a space at the end.
11. class Executor ex CTRL+SPACE suggests exception, extends and exit.
12. Strings can be written using ' and ". So, pressing ' should have such an affect: ''.
13. If a user write echo "something" IDEA should hint him to change " into ' because of performance reasons.

I will submit more suggestions and bugs soon.

P.S. Your WYSIWYG editor does not work on Opera 10. Now I use Epiphany but this editor is slow, backspace works with a delay. I feel like I was working on Pentium 150Mhz.
P.S.2 In text mode after submitting you could convert \n into <br> automatically. Or, what's better, convert plain text into html while reading the forum - in case a user wants to edit his comment. I recommend Markdown parser for this.

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Thanks for your feedback, its highly appreciated.

We are aware about most of completion issues and are actively working on it.
Some advanced inspections based on code analysis (type checking, etc) is already added and we plan to add more.
Extended syntax coloring is possible on IDEA platform,

Looking forward for your feedback.

I also created some tracker tickets based on your feedback. It will be better if you post all requests and especially bug reports right there.
1 http://www.jetbrains.net/tracker/issue/WI-137
3 http://www.jetbrains.net/tracker/issue/WI-138
4 http://www.jetbrains.net/tracker/issue/WI-140
5 http://www.jetbrains.net/tracker/issue/WI-141
6 http://www.jetbrains.net/tracker/issue/WI-142
7 http://www.jetbrains.net/tracker/issue/WI-143
8 http://www.jetbrains.net/tracker/issue/WI-146
9 can't reproduce this one
10&11 http://www.jetbrains.net/tracker/issue/WI-144
12 this is already done and works for me
13 http://www.jetbrains.net/tracker/issue/WI-145


Not sure what do you mean by "WYSIWYG editor" (we dont have one) but HTML preview is also undergoing complete rewrite.

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P.S. Your WYSIWYG editor does not work on Opera 10. Now I use Epiphany but this editor is slow, backspace works with a delay. I feel like I was working on Pentium 150Mhz.
P.S.2 In text mode after submitting you could convert \n into <br> automatically. Or, what's better, convert plain text into html while reading the forum - in case a user wants to edit his comment. I recommend Markdown parser for this.

This is about the discussion forums engine, I presume.
The forums are based on a 3rd-party product, so we do not have full controll over it. Firefox works pretty well with the editor.

Thanks for your suggestions. We'll see what can be done about it.

-Eugene

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I would suggest not using the "?>" in the end of php file templates. Even Zend recommends that.


Also, +1 to fixing this forums wysiwyg editor with Opera 10 (or if it is Opera's bug, report to them).

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2. Maybe I can't find it but I can't find a classical option "Insert  spaces for tabs". I prefer tabs but IDEA seems to put spaces.

I can't find "Insert tabs instead spaces". Tabs are posible to use only in begining of line, but inside (for example when I would like to make some comments after tabs at the end of line) tabs looks like spaces.

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If you prefer (cannot imagine why) tabs over spaces, please check Settings|Code style|General|Use tab character.

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