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Which tools can be used for PHP development?

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PHPStorm is a necessary tool for PHP development. It works well with several different frameworks such as Zend Framework, Symfony, Yii, etc. It also supports different Content Management systems (CMS) like WordPress, Magento, etc. It allows live editing support, 
Unit testing, debugging, remote deployment, etc. PHPStorm supports several languages such as PHP, JavaScript, C, C++, etc.

Zend Studio 

The majority of developers choose to use Zend Studio because of its speed. Its main function is to write and debug codes in an instant. It is useful in PHP code searching and indexing. It debugs PHP scripts by using an X-ray, Xdebug, Zend debugger. It is a fast performer when it comes to validation. 


This tool allows developers to quickly develop website applications. It also creates interactive reports and connects to most of the database engines out there. It also allows you to export the code into a common format like PDF, XLS, etc. it can create websites within a few hours. It also supports several foreign languages such as French, Spanish, Italian, and English. 


 A vast number of PHP developers use Eclipse. Eclipse is used for writing applications in Java and also has an upgraded version that supports writing code in Ruby, ABAP, JavaScript, Scala, Python, and many more. Eclipse is one of the tools that offer many features like module distribution, automatic error reporting, and core language features.


NetBeans is a tool that is used for PHP development and runs on various platforms such as Windows, Linux, Solaris, and macOS. Like Eclipse, it is an open-source environment and can be used to develop programming languages like C, C++, JavaScript, etc. it is used to save and load any data. It is also an open-source integrated development tool and supports every Wizard Framework dialogue. It often hints at optimizing codes and debugging and inserts the right code themselves. 

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