What is the best lightweight IDE for PHP development?

+5 Altaf Husain Neva · February 9, 2015
I am starting a new project in PHP. And need a good IDE with basic functionality like code highlighter, project management etc. I have already worked with Notepad++ and Dreamweaver. Please suggest me something else. Which should be completely free.

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+2 rizwan hanif · February 10, 2015
You better use PHP DESIGNER 8, Its really an awesome, light-weight and provides code highlighting and a lot of other features as well..

http://www.mpsoftware.dk/phpdesigner.php
 
+2 Nahiyan Alamgir · February 11, 2015
I used PHP Designer 8 for a very long time. It's nice but not lightweight. I suggest using a text editor.
+2 Nahiyan Alamgir · February 11, 2015
PHP Designer 8 is also not free. Guys just switch to text editors which are better than lightweight than IDEs. Best of all, some of the text editors are free.
+2 Altaf Husain Neva · February 11, 2015
@Nahiyan I too would like to use a simple text editor with some of basic functions like code highlighting and auto complete etc. using ATOM for 1-2 days seems good...

Thanks everyone for your valuable suggestions.
+2 Tincu Andrei · February 9, 2015
http://komodoide.com/
I think this is nice, It has a free version komodo edit.
+2 Abdullah Nauman · February 9, 2015
depends on your liking, I personally like the online editor, that x10 hosting provides. You can do live coding with a free domain. 

x10hosting.com
+2 Sanjaya De Silva · February 10, 2015
I am using netbeans and sublime text 3
+2 Nahiyan Alamgir · February 10, 2015
I suggest you to use a basic text editor instead of an IDE.
Brackets and Sublime Text are really nice text editors and best of all, they're both free.
+1 Mohamad Mirohamadi · April 29, 2015
Download PHPStorm v8.0.3.139.1348 Full for free:
http://s12.p30download.com/users/212/software/acc/01/2015/2/JetBrains.PhpStorm.v8.0.3.139.1348_p30download.com.rar
password:www.p30download.com
+1 Samuel Oloruntoba · February 11, 2015
Nobody said anything about PHPStorm, I personally think that is one of the best editors out there, I was able to integrate it with sublime text and vim, it is awesome, fully configurable, it is the best ide I have used in a long time.

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