Profiling with Xdebug
Besides interactive debugging, PhpStorm integration with Xdebug also supports profiling. PhpStorm provides visual representation of profiling data generated by Xdebug. You can select several snapshots at a time and collect the aggregated profiling information.
Before profiling with Xdebug, download, install and configure the components of the PHP development environment. Normally, these are a PHP engine, a web server, and the Xdebug tool.
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