Visual Studio Code configuration for Yii development

Let’s make it clear from the beginning: the best IDE for any PHP project is JetBrains PHPStorm.

But if you want to stay in the free/open area there are very few contenders. It first used to be Eclipse, then appeared Netbeans (recently adopted by Apache foundation). Both of them are Java based, and as any project sharing the same base are dead slow and memory hungry. While Netbeans slightly better, they’re really slow.

Then, in the open era of Microsoft, Visual Studio Code appeared! At first sight it looked like a nice IDE: clean, modern, fast.

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