Subject Re: IDE for PHP5 Development?
Author Steve Harp
--- In, Lester Caine <lester@l...> wrote:
> Steve Harp wrote:
> > I'm new to PHP and would like to find an IDE with a good debugger.
> > I'm developing on XP Pro using PHP5 & Apache 2. I would appreciate
> > any recommendations.
> Another zero cost solution is PHPEclipse.
> A bit heavier to install, but as an IDE that can handle almost anything
> you want to throw at it, Eclipse offers editors for most file formats,
> and the PHP plug-in just works the same way.
> Debugging is still a little weak, but it's just as easy to drop print
> statements in where you are trying to track problems. So while I
'had to
> have a working debugger' when I was switching, now I don't normally
> to set it up ;)

I looked at Eclipse and couldn't figure out how to make it work with
PHP (or anything else). I'm not really interested in no/low cost
options necessarily. I'd be happy to pay up to about $500 or so if I
could get the best tool out there. Hell, my Delphi IDE runs me more
that $1,000 at every upgrade. The Debugging capability is of
paramount importance to me. My experience has taught me that GOD made