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    Slevomat Coding Standard for PHP_CodeSniffer provides many useful sniffs

    I also make heavy use of Codesniffer with PSR12 as a base and a load of the rules from - learning how to use Codesniffer and setting up a comprehensive coding standard can be incredibly helpful when working as part of a team.

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