Eclipse PHP Development Tools 5.3 Release Review

Type: 
Release
State: 
Successful
End Date of the Review Period: 

Reviews run for a minimum of one week. The outcome of the review is decided on this date. This is the last day to make comments or ask questions about this review.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Release: 

5.3

Description: 
  • PHP 7.2 support
  • Configurable problem severities
  • Improved Editor performance
  • Improved Code Formatter
  • Full PHPUnit 6 support
  • Improved PHPUnit UX and UI
  • New actions for PHPUnit tests
  • New APIs for Adopters

Full list of new features and changes available on New & Noteworthy page

Architectural Issues: 

We introduced real IReconciler and IReconcilingStrategy for our PHP Edtor. Unfortunately due limitation of SSE we inject reconciler via Java Reflections.

Security Issues: 

There are no security issues.

Non-Code Aspects: 

None

Conforms To UI/UX Guidelines: 
Not verified
Usability Details: 
  • PHPUnit views support colorized lables
  • PHPUnit launch shortcuts are similar to JUnit on Mac
End of Life: 

Nothing is end of lifed in this release.

Standards: 

None

Communities: 

We lost commercial support in last releases, but still have 8 active commiters with vary amounts of activity as all of them are only part time working on PDT directly.