PHP Code Editor Alternatives

    PHP Code Editor is described as 'web based interface to edit your code. PHP Code Editor works in almost any web browser, that supports Javascript. You can either access your files directly on your FTP server, where your webpage is located at' and is an website in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to PHP Code Editor, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Atom, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to PHP Code Editor are PhpStorm (Paid), AWS Cloud9 (Paid), Codeanywhere (Paid) and Ideone (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 27, 2021

    1. Atom is an open-source, Electron based text editor with a massive ecosystem of plugins and themes that are easily accessible through a built-in package manager. Being built with Electron, it uses web technology (HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Node.
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    2. Enjoy productive PHP and web development with PhpStorm. Take advantage of deep code understanding, top-notch coding assistance, and support for all major tools and frameworks.
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    3. AWS Cloud9 is a code editor and development environment built with browser technology yet with the power of a desktop IDE. It's available both as an online service and as a locally hosted platform. FEATURES - Full featured Linux terminal built in.
    4. Codeanywhere is a code editor in a browser with a powerful ftp client integrated, and all popular web formats are supported (HTML, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, and XML). The creators made the known PHPanywhere. This is the new version.
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    5. ideone.com is a... pastebin. But a pastebin like no other on the Internet. More accurate expression would be "online mini IDE and debugging tool".
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    6. PythonAnywhere is a Python development and hosting environment that displays in your web browser and runs on cloud servers. The servers are already set up with everything you need: hundreds of useful Python packages and web frameworks are supported out of the box.
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    7. Graviton Code Editor is a minimalist, cross-platform editor focused on speed, customization and productivity. FEATURES - Themes - Plugins - Full compatibility with .
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    8. Codiad is an open source, web-based, cloud IDE and code editor with minimal footprint and requirements

      Discontinued

      "Given its age and number of viable alternatives now available, Codiad is no longer under active maintenance by core contributors."

      https://github.com/Codiad/Codiad/commit/19c9223d70ca0eb164b6891b6e1350c75a62e8f2

    9. CodeLobster - Free portable PHP IDE with support Drupal, Smarty, WordPress, Joomla, JQuery, CodeIgniter, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, CakePHP, Facebook, Symfony

      Discontinued

      The company seems to have stopped the support for CodeLobster PHP Edition: they recommend to use CodeLobster IDE (see http://www.codelobster.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=24735) . Last version, 5.15, released in April 2019, can be still downloaded from the official website

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Judge0 IDE is a free and open-source online code editor that allows you to write and execute code from a rich set of languages. It's perfect for anybody who just wants to quickly write and run some code without opening a full-featured IDE on their computer.
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