CodeLobster PHP Edition

Are you looking for a free editor for PHP development? Take a look at our review of CodeLobster PHP Edition, a good IDE for developing applications using PHP.

If you've been looking for a good editor to create websites, then you've come to the right place. Codelobster PHP Edition is a convenient PHP editor, HTML, CSS, JavaScript with integrated PHP debugger and HTML inspector (same as FireBug has). Also there are special plugins for Smarty, Drupal, WordPress blogging engine, CodeIgniter, jQuery, Facebook, CakePhp, Joomla, Symfony, MySQL and Yii.

CodeLobster PHP Edition Review

Let's see some important features and possibilities of Codelobster PHP Edition:

- HTML: syntax highlighting, auto-complete tags and attributes of this tag, quick help on the syntax of tags, mark out paired tags, attributes and attribute values.

- CSS: code collapsing, syntax highlighting, code inspector, auto-complete.

- JavaScript: syntax highlighting, code collapsing, auto-complete of keywords, DOM elements and their properties.

- PHP: a full-scale debugger, syntax highlighting, tooltips for functions, dynamic and context help, auto -complete for methods and variables of classes.

- Drupal: auto complete, automatic installation, assistant to simplify the work, tooltips and help for proprietary functions, fast navigation.

- Joomla: auto complete, tooltips and help.

- Smarty: highlights, auto complete, tooltips and syntax help.

- JQuery: dynamic and context help, auto complete.

- WordPress: auto complete, tooltips and help functions.

- CodeIgniter: context and dynamic help, auto complete.

- CakePhp: context and dynamic help, auto complete.

- Facebook: context and dynamic help, auto complete.

- Symfony: context and dynamic help, auto complete.

- Yii: context and dynamic help, auto complete.

- SQL manager: context and dynamic help, auto complete.

Most of Integrated Development Environment have the opportunity to analyze any framework for autocomplete of the corresponding classes. However Codelobster PHP Edition has an ability to create projects automatically, add new modules and components, special Theme Editors and provide users with Context with help from original sites of many frameworks.

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Guest Author: twiddly13 Aug 2013

Just having a built-in debugger is HUGE!
It automagically configured itself to be ready for debug with my xampp install
Just... awesome.

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