Steps to take before one starts developing a Phalcon project in PhpStorm:
1. Highlight Volt syntax in PHPStorm
Volt is a Phalcon’s template engine. Volt structure is very similar to Twig, therefore we can use Twig highlighting fo any *.volt files.
In PHPStorm, click
File -> Settings
On the left side of the options click
Editor -> File Types
On the list that appears on the right, scroll down and select:
In the bottom panel, click the + button to add a new wildcard and add
Click OK and then OK again.