There are a few settings and plugins that can enhance the development experience with Yii in PHPStorm or IntelliJ IDEA. This article explains how to get the most out of your IDE.
The problem: If you type Yii::app()->user<ctrl+space> code completion didn't work. This solve it.
This article intends to summarize the steps taken to set up PHPUnit and Selenium for a Yii project, with IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate (the IDE). It was done on Mac OS X 10.6.