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Looking to replace my addiction to Dreamweaver.

"Hello, my name is Jeff and I'm addicted to Dreamweaver"...LOL

2:49 pm on Jun 21, 2009 (gmt 0)

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"Hello, my name is Jeff and I'm addicted to Dreamweaver"...LOL

I'm looking to replace my addiction to Dreamweaver, as I feel there must be a better choice for my style of PHP (LAMP) based development work. Like so many others, I started using Dreamweaver because that's what I was told to use at work. Now, I'm wanting to change this, especially at home.

Operating System:
Windows XP

Features (I'm addicted to) requirements:
Built-in FTP client - A Must!
Code Support for CSS, HTML, PHP, Javascript
Code Coloring
Realtime Syntax Checking
Advanced Search and Replace (Dreamweaver-Like): File, Open Files, Directory Files

Additional wish list items:
PHPDoc Support
Code Debugging

Things NOT needed:
WYSIWYG editor
Image editiing

Any suggestions?
Thank you,

5:42 pm on June 21, 2009 (gmt 0)

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8:17 pm on June 21, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Hi Jeff,

I`ve moved this to the text editors forum, which is where your post is better suited. You`ll also find lots of similar posts already in that forum with regards to your question.


1:53 am on June 27, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Eclipse is pretty b@d@ss if you need all that stuff, it definitely has it. It is free plus there are language specific plugins you can add on [eclipse.org...]

I used Eclipse for about a year at my day gig - yes it is loaded with features but a heavy footprint IMHO.

Personally I use UltraEdit [ultraedit.com...]