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Open Source PhpStorm Alternatives

The best open source alternative to PhpStorm is Apache NetBeans. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to PhpStorm and 18 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to PhpStorm are Eclipse, VSCodium, Bluefish Editor and Aptana Studio.

PhpStorm alternatives are mainly Code Editors but may also be Text Editors or IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PhpStorm.
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  1. Development Environment, Tooling Platform and Application Framework.

    Discontinued

    Python plugin for NetBeans (nbPython) has been discontinued since v8.1

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    Apache NetBeans vs PhpStorm opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Apache NetBeans is a great alternative to PhpStorm.

    Veritable ide with advenced auto completation (file analyse and avenced php support)

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  2. Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle.

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    Eclipse vs PhpStorm opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Eclipse is a great alternative to PhpStorm.

    Eclipse (plus xDebug & xampp) works well and is completely free. Eclipse itself is easy to install but tracking down the correct php items to install and configure for php and xdebug is at least time consuming if not difficult.

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  3. This repository contains a build file to generate FLOSS release binaries of Microsoft's Visual Studio Code - Open Source ("Code - OSS") project, the open source core of the proprietary Visual Studio Code.

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    Bluefish Editor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdesigners, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages, and it focuses on editing dynamic and interactive websites.

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    Aptana Studio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Aptana Studio is a complete web development environment that combines powerful authoring tools with a collection of online hosting and collaboration services that help you and your team do more. Includes support for PHP, CSS, FTP, and more...

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    Most users think Aptana Studio is a great alternative to PhpStorm.


  6. TextMate brings Apple's approach to operating systems into the world of text editors. By bridging UNIX underpinnings and GUI, TextMate cherry-picks the best of both worlds to the benefit of expert scripters and novice users alike.

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    CodeLite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • wxWidgets

    CodeLite is an open-source, cross platform IDE for the C/C++/PHP and Node.js programming languages. CodeLite is known to work on various OSs including:

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    Textadept

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Textadept is a fast, minimalist, and ridiculously extensible cross-platform text editor for programmers.

    running in windows 7. (aero disabled)
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    Codiad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    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

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    It is the same concept except for the fact that it is still under heavy development and not yet has a compiler

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  10. Atheos is a web-based IDE framework with a small footprint and minimal requirements, built on top of Codiad by FluidByte and the Codiad Team.

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