Nowadays, there are so many php-editors available. Some has excellent features like code completetion, parameter hints, storing code snippets and so many. But editing on leading open source editor such as Netbeans and Eclipse are so amazing that it put all the existing free IDE to a mile behind.
Almost every Java Developers know Netbeans. According to Netbeans.org, Netbeans is:
From Neteans 6.5 you can successfully develop and deploy PHP applications in the NetBeans IDE.
Current features for PHP editing are:
* Syntax Highlighting
* Go To Declaration
* Code Folding
* Smart Indent
* Bracket Completion
* Code Completion
* Parameter Hints
And also with this you get several features from netbeans ide itself, like:
*Support for the CVS versioning system, and SVN
*Support for importing eclipse project.
So, it is hightime to switch your default PHP ide to Netbeans. It have almost every features to be a complete PHP WEB Development IDE.
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