Archive for February, 2009

I’ve yet to use an IDE as friendly and helpful as Visual Studio, and it looks like VS.Php brings that helpfulness to even more developers.

VS.Php is a PHP IDE (integrated development environment) based on Visual Studio IDE. With VS.Php you can design, develop, debug and deploy PHP applications within the Visual Studio IDE. VS.Php key features are around providing rich PHP editor as well as Smarty editing capabilities. Also is the ability to debug PHP scripts locally as well as remotely.


  • Be more productive and obtain faster results
  • Build dynamic web applications and web services using PHP
  • Collaborate better with your software team
  • Ensure quality early and often throughout the development process
  • Deploy your application securely
  • Leverage your existing software tool investment

Php IDE – VS.Php for Visual Studio | Jcx.Software Corp..


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Sure there’s lots of free file hosting services out there, but this one seems to have some of the highest limits. Now if only my Live Mesh account had a publicly writable folder via a web interface I wouldn’t have to mess with stuff like this.

UploadBox :: Free File Hosting Service.

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This is a fantastic text editor than can handle anything you throw at it, from XML to SQL to C#. And if you somehow find something it doesn’t there’s more than likely a free plugin that closes the gap. After trying MANY of the various text editors available this is hands down my favorite. So give the free as in freedom download a try and use it instead of that heavy IDE to quickly review some code or paste a snippet.


Notepad++ is a free (as in “free speech” and also as in “free beer”) source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL Licence.

Based on a powerful editing component Scintilla, Notepad++ is written in C++ and uses pure Win32 API and STL which ensures a higher execution speed and smaller program size. By optimizing as many routines as possible without losing user friendlyness, Notepad++ is trying to reduce the world carbon dioxide emissions. When using less CPU power, the PC can throttle down and reduce power consumption, resulting in a greener environment.

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