Eclipse PHP Development Tools 6.0 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, June 6, 2018
Release: 

6.0

Description: 
  • Xdebug profiling support
  • Async code completion
  • PHP Explorer completely replaced by common Project Explorer
  • New validators:
    • Unused / Undefined variable
    • Static operation
    • break/continue scalars
  • Enhanced PHP formatter
Architectural Issues: 

We removed usage of Java Refllection introduced in 5.3.

Security Issues: 

There are no security issues.

Non-Code Aspects: 

None

Conforms To UI/UX Guidelines: 
Not verified
Usability Details: 

PHP Open Type dialog shortcut always work in PHP Perspective, even if focus is on Project Explorer or Outline

End of Life: 
  • PHP Explorer has been completely removed
Standards: 

None

Communities: 

We lost commercial support in last releases, but still have 7 active commiters with vary amounts of activity as all of them are only part time working on PDT directly.

This release is part of Eclipse Photon.