Hey guys wondering, if you are using Adobe CS3 and do you think, if there are other alternatives to CS3. Would you recommend CS3 or wait for something else.

i havent used that before, and dreamweaver is very good for php files thanks to CS3

I use Zend PHP Studio. I also have Adobe CS 3 but I like Zend better than Dreamweaver. Unfortunately, it has a Java-like feel and can get unresponsive at times on Vista. Works perfectly on my mac.

What is Zend PHP Studio like? I haven't actually got around to using it, but then again i prefer notepad over everything :P
I tend to use programs like Dreamweaver when i can't be bothered to hand write it all :P

I shall think it depends from person to person.
I like to use Zend when creating applications, or projects larger than a few scripts.
The syntax highligher is quite good, but then again, you can configure just about any program to use the same colours.
Anything that has a good code ident and activley working code debugger, is awsome for me.

I have CS3, for the flash, but a job I applied for required that my notepad++ loving self know DreamWeaver to program my php.

If you are handcoding everything and like all the highlighting, get on sourceforge.net and find notepad++ or programmer's Notepad (right now I am more into the latter of these).

The only reason to actually get CS3 is if you need a visual IDE for your stuff... But, it doesn't allow you to see what your php will output unless you actually have PHP installed on your system.
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