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LastMitch

Hi

I want to find out is there a way to check syntax errors on PHP.

I went to this site

http://php.net/manual/en/function.php-check-syntax.php

but I didn't quite understand the example in there.

Is there a software that I can check the errors. I used EasyPHP, WAMPP.

I appreciate any links or suggestions. Thanks!

Hi LastMitch,

You should get yourself a decent IDE. There are plenty of free ones about and they usually highlight common syntax errors as you type. They also usually include a debugger to help you with the more elusive bugs.

commented: Thanks for the link! +2
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@Zagga

Thanks for the reply and the IDE link from wiki!

You should get yourself a decent IDE. There are plenty of free ones about and they usually highlight common syntax errors as you type.

I'm having trouble finding one, that's why I posting this thread to see what other developer used.

They also usually include a debugger to help you with the more elusive bugs.

I'm also looking for that too.

I will read that IDE link from wiki to see what softwares are there that free or pay.

Many developers (including myself) use Eclipse (http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/eclipse-php-developers/heliossr2). Maybe a bit complicted to install and configure but powerful. Quite many also use Netbeans (http://netbeans.org/). I use it now and then at home and find it very good also.

Many text editors also provide syntax checking like Notepad++, KWrite, gedit (both Linux) etc. All the software I mentioned is free.

commented: Thanks for the link & suggestion! +2

Paid IDE's for Windows include Zend, PhpStorm and PhpEd. Here's a comparison.

commented: Thanks for the link & comparison! +2
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LastMitch

@broj1

Thanks for the reply and links you provided!

Eclipse. Maybe a bit complicted to install and configure but powerful.

I will definitely look in to that and try it.

Quite many also use Netbeans. I use it now and then at home and find it very good also.

I will definitely try that too.

I appreciate you took time to explain those softwares. Thanks for the links and your suggestions. Thanks!

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@pritaeas

Thanks for the reply and link! Wow, most likely I'll download the free ones. Can't afford to buy pay those. Thanks for the comparison chart!

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@Zagga
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@pritaeas

I just want to "Thank You" for links and suggestion of the softwares it was very helpful. Thanks!