Top 6 Irresistible PHP IDEs

by bhavik, on November 09 2016

Indeed, PHP has become one of the most popular languages which are used by all programmers across the globe. PHP is full of tools which match the client’s requirements. PHP is complete with the HTML, CSS and JavaScript files. This is because of the IDEs that has made coding convenient and easy for all PHP Developers.

Now, what is IDE?

It is a software Application which provides software development facilities. IDE consists of a code editor, automation tools, and debugger.

Let’s have a quick look into the IDEs in detail. 

  • Codelobster PHP Edition

    It is a portable integrated IDE which is used for PHP and supports HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Features like automatic syntax checking, syntax highlighting, auto completion for PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript is available. Plugins for Drupal, WordPress, Smarty, Joomla, CodeIgniter, and CakePHP are available but are of paid versions.

  • PHPStorm

    It is a cross-platform IDE built on a JetBrains’ IntelliJ IDEA platform. It provides PHP, HTML, and JavaScript programming languages support. Features like error checking, highlighting, and code formatting is offered to the developers. It supports Windows, Linux, and MAC OS X.

  • Zend Studio

    It’s a commercial IDE for PHP development which is developed by Zend Technologies. It is integrated with the Zend server and remarkable team collaboration. This integration enables the developers to set up a complete PHP environment and analysis.

  • Net Beans

    It’s a fully featured Java software program. It supports all popular technologies like HTML5, CSS3, PHP, and JavaScript. Brilliance code editor, supports all PHP frameworks, testing, and much more.

  • Aptana

    Aptana INC. is a company which develops the web application using a variety of programming language such as Ruby, Python, PHP, etc. Its prime brands are Aptana Studio, Aptana Cloud, and Aptana Jaxer.

    The Aptana Studio is the universal and a powerful IDE which supports programming languages like Python, Ruby on Rails, and much more. The best features included in Aptana are GIT support, IDE customization, HTML, DOM (Document Object Model), CSS, error and warning notification, and a document. Also, it is available as a standalone on Windows, MAC OS X, Linux, and a plugin for Eclipse.

  • PHPDesigner8

    A fast PHP IDE designed in HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript editors boosted the features to create amazing websites. It helps you to debug, edit, and analyze the websites using these technologies.

Final Thoughts:
These are the list of IDEs that will help all the PHP Developers. Make use of these IDEs as and when required.

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Bhavik

Bhavik

Bhavik Chandegara, a profound programmer handles the position of a Team Leader at Techno Infonet. He is a passionate researcher and has over 4.5+ years of experience in the field of PHP Development. He has hands on experience in CMS Development...