What is PHPStan?
It focuses on finding errors in your code without actually running it. It catches whole classes of bugs even before you write tests for the code. It moves PHP closer to compiled languages in the sense that the correctness of each line of the code can be checked before you run the actual line.
PHPStan is a tool in the Code Review category of a tech stack.
PHPStan is an open source tool with 11.5K GitHub stars and 817 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to PHPStan's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses PHPStan?
42 companies reportedly use PHPStan in their tech stacks, including Stack, Extensions, and Connect.club.
63 developers on StackShare have stated that they use PHPStan.
PHP, WordPress, Laravel, Drupal, and Symfony are some of the popular tools that integrate with PHPStan. Here's a list of all 12 tools that integrate with PHPStan.
- Static Analysis Tool
- Focuses on finding errors in your code without actually running it
PHPStan Alternatives & Comparisons
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