Some days ago I was asked to review this software.
Note that I have received a full license for free to review this software. I don’t work for CodeLobster, I’m not being paid for this review.
Codelobster PHP Edition is a free (at least for the basic version) IDE that can help you in the developing phase of your application.
It provides the following functionalities:
HTML/CSS inspector on the type of Firebug, which allows easily to correlate the selected elements of page with a code and proper style.
Context help on all supported languages. By pressing F1 key the page with detailed description for current tag, attribute or function will be opened.
PHP debugger. PHP debugger allows to execute PHP scripts incrementally, watching the values of all variables in every line.
Support of FTP allows to work straight with a remote server and to do all necessary changes with files;
The portable option allows to use editor without the preliminary installation.
Other useful utilities: pair highlighting, possibility of blocks selection, collapsing, tooltips, navigation on descriptions of functions and included files at withholding of the key of CTRL, viewing of structure of files and project, preview in a browser, book-marks, and all other standard possibilities for work with a code.
The GUI can be configured to use the following languages:
arabic ,chinese ,czech ,dutch ,english ,french ,german ,hungarian ,italian ,japanese ,persian ,potuguese ,russian ,slovak ,spanish ,turkish ,ukrainian
In the full version there are also plugins to work with well known frameworks like:
Angularjs, Backbone.js, CakePHP, CodeIgniter, Drupal, Emmet, Joomla, jQuery, Laravel, MeteorJs, PhaIcon, Smarty, Twig, WordPress, Yii.
At the moment Codelobster PHP Edition is available for Windows, but the developer said that they are developing a version for Mac OS X and Linux.
It is a shareware products available under three different licenses: Free Version, Lite Version, Professional Version.
You can find more info at www.codelobster.com