Best editor without any doubt is Zend Studio or Adobe Dreamweaver
Zend Studio is far and away the most powerful PHP IDE of all commercial and open source offerings available today. A flagship product of Zend Technologies Ltd., Zend Studio offers all of the features one would expect of an enterprise IDE, including comprehensive code completion, CVS and Subversion integration, internal and remote debugging, code profiling, and convenient code deployment processes. Facilities integrating code with popular databases such as MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, and SQLite are also offered, in addition to the ability to execute SQL queries and view and manage database schemas and data.
Zend Studio (http://www.zend.com/products/studio
) is available for the Windows, Linux, and OS X platforms and retails for $399.
Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 (http://www.adobe.com/products/dreamweaver
) is available for the Windows and Mac OS X platforms, and retails for $399.
Notepad++ is a mature open source code editor and avowed Notepad replacement available for the Windows platform. Translated into dozens of languages, Notepad++ offers a wide array of convenient features one would expect of any capable IDE, including the ability to bookmark specific lines of a document for easy reference; syntax, brace, and indentation highlighting; powerful search facilities; macro recording for tedious tasks such as inserting templated comments; and much more. PHP-specific support is fairly slim, with much of the convenience coming from the general features. However, rudimentary support for auto-completion of function names is offered, which will cut down on some typing, although you’re still left to your own devices regarding remembering parameter names and ordering.
Notepad++ is only available for the Windows platform and is released under the GNU GPL. Learn more about it and download it at http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net
PDT (PHP Development Tools)
The PDT project (www.eclipse.org/pdt
) is currently seeing quite a bit of momentum. Backed by Zend Technologies Ltd. (www.zend.com
), and built on top of the open source Eclipse platform (www.eclipse.org
), a wildly popular extensible framework used for building development tools, PDT is the likely front-runner to become the de facto PHP IDE for hobbyists and professionals alike.
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