Which are the top 3 Free PHP IDEs

Hi Experts,
I am new to PHP and would like to know, which are the top 3 PHP IDE's?  
Thank you very much in advance.
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Ray PaseurCommented:
Executive summary: The "top" IDE is the one you already know.  All of them have a learning curve; most of them have a "command line" factor that takes some time to master.

If you don't know any of them, learn PHPStorm.  It is not free.  It's worth the investment.  Anything else is something less, substantially less, and probably so much less that your competitors who use PHPStorm will run rings around you.

A Google search for PHP IDEs will turn up Komodo, Eclipse, etc.  All of them are good; none of them are as good as PHPStorm.  The costs and terms of use vary.  Your circumstances matter.  Are you a non-profit?  A student?  A government?  These factors affect whether your license is cheap or free.

FWIW, I have not used a free IDE in more than a decade.  This is a mature field, and in my experience, you get what you pay for, and if you insist on "free" then you may find yourself falling behind.
Marco GasiFreelancerCommented:
Personally, I use Netbeans IDE. It offers everal useful tools and I can't move on from it. It didn't born as php IDE but as Java IDE. Nontheless it has a good Php support and  some good plugin. It worths a try :-)

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I use the free htmlkit 2.9
Realy like the simplicity.
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I use VIM with syntax highlighting turned on.

I've used Eclipse (PHP), PHPStorm, JetBeans, but I find that most IDEs are slow and clunky. I usually find that the type-ahead is bothersome more than it is helpful.

With VIM over SSH, I can make edits from my phone. Love that!

My two bits. Hope it helps.
mainrotorAuthor Commented:
I will try some of your suggestions and get back to you.
Dilvin RiyoSr Software engineerCommented:
1.Netbeans  - IDE with All Advanced features.

2.Sublime - Light weight

3.Notepad++ - Light weight
Venn TorrenceData AnalystCommented:
Netbeans provides a good integrated development environment, CodeLite,  Eclipse.
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