|By Peter MacIntyre||
|October 16, 2007 04:30 PM EDT||
First Looks - Overview
Figure 1 - One of Studio's Installation wizard screens [click on this link for the larger version]
Figure 1 shows one of the initial installation screens where you are to select some of the additional tool options that are also included. Once the installation is completed and you start up the application you will be presented with the default PHP perspective, shown here as figure 2.
Figure 2 - Studio's default PHP Perspective [click on this link for the larger version]
The Code Editor
Figure 3 - Code Completion in Studio [click on this link for the larger version]
Figure 4 - Debug session in Studio [click on this link for the larger version]
Figure 5 - Zend Studio for Eclipse Preferences Dialogue [click on this link for the larger version]
Figure 6 - SQL Perspective for database manipulation [click on this link for the larger version]
Figure 7 - Studio's Code Gallery list and interface [click on this link for the larger version]
- Zend Framework Integration
- CVS file management
- FTP/ SFTP connection
- WYSIWYG editor
- Zend Platform Integration
- Code Refactoring
|Dan Chase 10/24/07 05:36:31 AM EDT|
Peter, thanks for the overview. As I too have been a long time user of Zend Studio, and have recently switched to using PDT I was hoping for some more comparison between the three products. The one item in your review that I was reminded of that was Zend-specific was the Code Snippets. Have you done a feature-to-feature comparison of them? I was thinking of writing an article for php|a with that focus, but I think you've beat me to the punch with the core information! I've download Neon and have worked with it some over the past week, but found one inconvenience that is holding me back. All my current projects are in PDT and I have been using the Subclipse plug-in and I find that Neon uses Subversive. I have to create *new* repository connections to use it with the same checked-out code. A minor issue, but from my reading of Subclipse vs. Subversion comparisons, I'm leaning toward staying with Subclipse. On a related note, have you experimented with adding other Eclipse plug-ins with Neon?
Thanks for the article, and any feedback you can provide would be great! Maybe content for a follow-up article...
|Endzoner 10/16/07 08:47:55 AM EDT|
Great review Thanks peter!!
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