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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0 sarika singh · May 22, 2015
you can try PSPAD too . its nice ... http://www.pspad.com/en/download.php
0 Stas Ustimenko · May 22, 2015
My choice is Codelobster: http://www.codelobster.com 
It is really fast and free IDE
0 Peer Ligthart · May 12, 2015
I really like to use Sublime Text 2, very easy to use.


http://www.sublimetext.com/2
0 Mark Tan · May 12, 2015
netbeans and notepad++ is good enough :)
0 Logan Lohman · May 11, 2015
I recently found out about Brackets and I enjoy the simplicity of the program.  I had previously used Notepad++ and before that Dreamweaver CS5.
0 Atilla Arda Açıkgöz · May 9, 2015
jetbrains phpstorm is the best ide you can find in the market right now. Since people tend to code in notepad++ or sublime you can modify them as well.You might wanna check phpstorm btw. It also provides free licence for students. Big plus here

https://www.jetbrains.com/phpstorm/
+1 Diego Mariani · May 5, 2015
There are several text editors:

Sublime Text 3
lightness+++
completeness+++
ux/ui+

Atom
lightness+++
completeness++
ux/ui+++

Brackets
lightness++
completeness++
ux/ui++

Visual Studio Code
lightness+++
completeness+
ux/ui+++

If you want an IDE 

PHPStorm
0 Sampan Verma · May 5, 2015
the best lightweight code editor is Notepad.
Else remain Sublime Text3. Buy it. You can make fortunes on it.
WebStorms is also a good one but not free.
Brackets is the one I like.
Sublime Text is not free but there is ATOM which is completely free and almost the same as Sublime Text


So Download ATOM its 100mb
+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 Stas Ustimenko · April 20, 2015
My choice is Codelobster PHP Edition: http://www.codelobster.com

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