PHP Debugging and Profiling

Open-source PHP projects categorized as Debugging and Profiling

Top 10 PHP Debugging and Profiling Projects

  • PHP Debug Bar

    Debug bar for PHP

    Project mention: Is there an equivalent to "console.log" (from JS) in PHP? | /r/PHPhelp | 2022-09-28

    You can also try something like which maybe will be somewhere in the middle.

  • xDebug

    Xdebug — Step Debugger and Debugging Aid for PHP

    Project mention: Moving from Java to PHP Project | /r/PHP | 2022-12-25

    I've gotten a lot of mileage out of Psalm, a static analysis tool that can help you identify potential bugs and things that might not be considered best practice, and XDebug, a debugging and profiling extension for PHP.

  • SonarQube

    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

  • Kint

    Kint - a powerful and modern PHP debugging tool.

    Project mention: Is there an application that I can use specifically for looking at the output of an array, similar to how I can do when using the laravel dd() method? | /r/PHPhelp | 2022-06-22
  • XHProf

    XHProf is a function-level hierarchical profiler for PHP and has a simple HTML based user interface.

  • PHPBench

    PHP Benchmarking framework

  • Tracy

    😎 Tracy: the addictive tool to ease debugging PHP code for cool developers. Friendly design, logging, profiler, advanced features like debugging AJAX calls or CLI support. You will love it. (by nette)

    Project mention: 5 PHP Frameworks You've (Probably) Never Heard of | | 2022-12-31

    You may have already used some of Nette's tools in other projects you've worked on and not known it! There is the very extendable Tracy for debugging similar to Whoosh, and Latte for intuitive HTML templating.

  • Barbushin PHP Console

    Handle PHP errors, dump variables, execute PHP code remotely in Google Chrome

  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • PHP Console

    PHP Debug Console (by Seldaek)

  • xr

    Lightweight debug utility for PHP

    Project mention: About using print_r... | /r/PHP | 2023-04-22

    Recently tried this: It's pretty good I think.

  • Dephpugger

    Php Debugger to run in terminal to debug your code easily.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-04-22.

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What are some of the best open-source Debugging and Profiling projects in PHP? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 PHP Debug Bar 4,086
2 xDebug 2,873
3 Kint 2,716
4 XHProf 2,561
5 PHPBench 1,720
6 Tracy 1,645
7 Barbushin PHP Console 1,352
8 PHP Console 526
9 xr 202
10 Dephpugger 193
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