PHP for VS Code with Debugging Adornments | Blog
The January 2022 update of PHP Tools for VS Code introduces code lenses and full support for PHP 8.1. Additionally we’re adding other neat debugging improvements - debugging adornments with contextually appropriate inline values, quick debug configurations, and more.
Whenever you’d like to debug a PHP application without configuring the VS Code Workspace and the corresponding launch.json, it is now a much simpler. Open a .php file and just press F5 - the quick picker with automatically chosen Run and Debug configurations will appear.