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Originally aired on

June 12th, 2018

073: PHP Static Analysis

Static analysis is a fancy word to describe a tool that looks at our code and gives us helpful hints on how to improve it. We'll be discussing what static analyzers do, which tools the PHP community has access to, and how we can incorporate the tools into


Using static analyzers to improve our PHP codebases Show Summary

Static Code Analyzers

Static code analysis tools maintained by the guests:

  • Exakat
  • PHPStan
  • [PHP Inspections (EA Extended)](


Craig Duncan

Vladimir Reznichenko

Damien Seguy

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