Dev-PHP 2.3 is an all in one absolutely free PHP development kit that will save your money as you will not have to buy those other very expensive commercial IDEs. Dev-PHP is a complete package containing all the tools that you need to develop a complete php script or just modifying an existing project. In addition to the plan text editor that supports multiple files editing, It shows the code colored according to the language syntax helping you to quickly detect programming errors while writing your program. You can see your code working live visually thanks to the Internal preview functionality, more over, you can use any of the ready made classes and functions that are one click away from you in the classes tab. Are you a new PHP coder? Don't worry as you will be able to search and view PHP documentation that is already integrated to the program, Still looking for help? No problems, you can use the Internal web browser to search the web for information you need while you are programming without the need to open up your browser that will slow down your computer. Not only this, this very powerful software supports multiple projects and allows you to load/save your projects. Dev-PHP 2.3 features are almost endless, You will be able to change the look and feel of the syntax highlighting and the debugger properties. What adds to the program is the built in FTP client which makes you ready to publish your project directly from within the program. Therefore you will have all what you need to create and publish your PHP scripts.
- Small size.
- Doesn't require manual installation of a webserver .
- Minor bugs are still there specially with the debugging functions.