CodeLobster IDE – PHP Edition

Das Entwickler UI CodeLobster IDE ist eine multifunktionale, portable IDE mit allen benötigten Standard Features wie unter Anderem: PHP / HTML / CSS / JavaScript Highlighting, erweitertes PHP / HTML / CSS / JavaScript autocomplete, einem PHP Debugger, mit integrierter Hilfe, Code Validator, SQL Manager etc. Codelopster unterstützt WordPress, Joomla, Drupal und diverse Frameworks.

Es steht eine kostenlose Free, eine Lite und eine Professional Version zur Verfügung.

Eine Liste der Features der kostenlosen Version

      • PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS code highlighting
      • PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS code collapsing
      • HTML autocomplete

Autocomplete of tags, attributes for current tag, closing tags.

      • HTML/CSS code inspector

Inspector makes it simple to find HTML elements and their styles buried deep in the page.

      • HTML toolbar
      • CSS autocomplete

Autocomplete of style property names and values.

      • JavaScript Advanced autocomplete

Autocomplete of keywords, DOM elements and their properties.

      • PHP Advanced autocomplete

This feature speeds up writing a code. Autocomplete includes wide selection of code completion listings.

      Lists are formed of both standard PHP and user’s classes, variables, functions, constants and keywords. Starting typing new element, lists of all possible variants for its completion are being displayed after




      • PHP Debugger

The Debugger is a package of tools that allows a developer debug applications during developing process. Before running, you need to configure it. Set necessary values for the following options in


       menu (Tools–>Preferences–>Debugger):

      • Virtual folder – path to a virtual project folder
      • Virtual host URL – url of a virtual folder
      • Path to php.ini – path to the php.ini file
      • Server – Apache version running on your computer. You need to select from the list, which displays all Apache versions installed on your machine.

Features for debugger:

        • Functions Step Into (F11), Step Over (F10), Stop Debug (Shift+F5)
        • Watch window in debugger, only user’s variables are displayed
        • Local variables window and Call stack windows
        • Expand of objects $this-> while debugging
      • Context and Dynamic Help with search for work with PHP, MySQL, HTML

DynamicHelp window automatically lists all possible references for current word. You also can use ContextHelp to get information about shortcut keys.

Highlighting of paired tags and attributes.

      • Pair selection, tags and attributes selection commands

Selects content within current block.

      • Tooltip:

The tooltip enables you to view values of variables marked with a mouse cursor,

        Tooltips for images and colors.

      • Navigation by holding CTRL key for A, LINK, IMG tags, BACKGROUND attributes and PHP functions
      • Class View

(View–>Window–>Class View) contains code elements (classes, functions and variables) of all opened files and a whole application.

      You can easily navigate through your project and find all declarations for chosen element within it. In case of ambiguity solution dialogue appears.

    • Preview in a browser
    • Project manager

The project is connected with a folder on the disc. Its structure remains the same while transfering. Also there is an ability to search project’s symbols and files using shortcut keys.

  • File Explorer with FTP/SFTP support, publishing for projects
  • Incremental find
  • Bookmarks
  • All standard functionalities for work with a code

Die CodeLobster IDE – PHP Edition ist ein brauchbares Tool, das auch schon in der kostenlosen Version für viele Anwender ausreichend ist.