How to create PHP documentation in PhpStorm

PhpStorm displays your own code documentation in the code assist. But what if you wanted to create a separate documentation you can hand out or integrate into your website? Then you should use phpDocumentor. You can configure and run phpDocumentor directly from PhpStorm as an external tool. Here is what you have to do:

How to get code assist for dojo in PHPStorm

Update: Since Version 2.0 EAP 98.458 you get JavaScript library support, thus the following is obsolet. In case you were wondering how you get dojo code support in PHPStorm even if dojo is not in your project folder, here’s the solution: 1. Open Project Settings 2. Select Directories 3. Add the path to your dojo […]

Why I love PhpStorm: JavaScript code completion with dojo

Just a quick post about the new PHP IDE by JetBrains. So far I’ve been working with Aptana Studio. I also tried NetBeans and Comodo Edit, but none was really satisfying, because either dojo or ftp support was missing (if I find time, I’ll write a post in more detail about the differences between those […]

Review of Solmeta Geotagger N2 for Nikon

Geotagging your photos is very useful because it allows you to display your pictures on a map helping you remember where you took them. Furthermore, you can use reverse geocoding to automatically add location information (country, nearby places) to your image by using a webservice such as The good stuff The Solmeta Geotagger N2 […]

Integration of phpDocumentor into Eclipse or Aptana

You can execute phpDocumentor directly from Aptana or Eclipse. The PHP-project you would like to document with phpDocumentor needs to be open and selected in eclipse before you start the following steps:

Check if node in tree is already selected

It took me a long time to figure out how to check if a node in a dijit.tree is already set to selected, when the user clicks on it. So I thought I share what I found out: dojo.connect(this.tree, ‘onMouseDown’, this, function(evt) { var node = dijit.getEnclosingWidget(; if (node.item == this.tree.attr(‘selectedItem’)) { console.debug(‘selected’); } });

Tutorial Part 1: REST with Dojo and PHP

I only started recently to dig into REST, so I’m in no way an expert in this field. There are not that many tutorials on the internet, and the ones I found were only of limited help. They all seemed to miss something or, rather, I missed something. So I decided to write my own […]

Mozilla Testcase for DHMTL Performance

It started 2003 as a little project to learn the basics of 3D-programming and with a question on how to improve performance in the mozillaZine Forums. I was asked to file a bug (Bug 229391) and to create the Mozilla Testcase¬†Slow (3D) DHTML performance compared to IE for it . From there it made it […]