Free PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript editor (IDE) - Codelobster PHP Edition

When creating you sites and web applications a good and confortable editor is essential for developing worthwhile code. There are a lot of paid applications for this purpose, but you don't necessarily need to pay to get the same functionalities and simplicity of use. CodeLobster will deliver the same service free of charge.

Codelobster PHP
Codelobster PHP

These are some of the advantages of using this aplication:

  • Code highlight is dependant on the type, mixed code is supported. So, in the same file, the HTML area will be highlighted as HTML, PHP as PHP, and Javascript as Javascript. You can choose different color schemes for highlighting, including popular IDEs.
  • Powerful autocompletion for HTML, PHP, CSS and Javascript, including HTML5 and CSS3. For PHP the structure of a project is fully recognized and the full list of methods will show up in the right place.
  • HTML/CSS inspector similar to Firebug allows to easily correlate the selected element of a page to its own style.
  • Contextual help on all supported languages. By pressing F1 key a page will open with detailed description for current tag, attribute or function.
  • PHP debugger allows to execute PHP scripts incrementally, watching the values of all variables in every line.
  • SQL manager allows to execute all database actions - add, delete, edit the structure and records in tables, export data, execute SQL queries. Highlighting and autocompletion works for SQL files is also available.
  • FTP support allows to work directly with a remote server and execute all necessary file manipulations
  • The portable option allows to use editor without preliminary installation
  • Other useful utilities: pair highlighting, possibility of blocks selection, collapsing, tooltips, navigation on descriptions of functions and included files (by pressing the CTRL key), viewing files and project structure, preview in a browser, bookmarks, and all other standard functionalities of code editors.

There are also special plugins available:

  • CMS: Drupal, Joomla, Magento
  • PHP frameworks: CakePHP, CodeIgniter, Symfony, Yii, Laravel
  • JavaScript: JQuery, Node.js, AngularJS, BackboneJS, MeteorJS
  • WordPress blogging engine
  • Smarty and Twig template engines
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Free PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript editor (IDE) - Codelobster PHP Edition

Dércia Silva
Posted by Dércia Silva on July 25, 2017

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