At work we started using Zendstudio, as the installation on our Linux Boxes is global, we can’t edit the ZendStudio.ini, and the only way to specify our custom username for Code Templates is using the commandline arguments. The easiest way is to create a shell script to start ZendStudio:
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Netbeans is not perfect, and there are some features that need to be polished (Ex.: SVN Support, Time Tracking like Mylyn), but the PHP/HTML/CSS/JS Support is excellent, in my opinion better than the Eclipse PDF support.
These is my netbeans_default_options for Netbeans for MacOSX (under Windows you can leave out the –laf switch, it’s for changing the look and feel):
After trying very different IDE and many Eclipse IDE flawors, this is the best configuration I have found, and all the components are free.
First of all we need to download Eclipse Classic from the Eclipse website.
One of the first things we need to do is to change eclipse.ini, we will make it start faster and increase the memory limit
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--launcher.XXMaxPermSize 256m -vm /usr/bin/java -vmargs -Xms40m -Xmx1024m
The path to Java VM depends on your installation and system, in windows you must search for “javaw.exe”. Setting the path to Java VM makes that Eclipse stops searching for the Java VM every start, which makes the start faster.
Now we can start installing the required Plugins. In “Help->Install New Software…” we will add the following Update Sites.