I'm using PSPad since one year, and I'm very happy with it. With your description, I think it is the most simple way with it: Connect it with a webserver, and then you can edit all files right on the server, so if you save, they are live.
PSPad is actually even a portable program, and there are lots of syntax highlighters, so this program is very nice! > Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2011 09:32:34 -0400 > From: msa...@gmail.com > To: sstap...@mnsi.net > CC: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: [PHP] Best editor? > > Let me clarify a bit... I don't own my own machine - I'm using my work > computer. I can install an editor, but installing a full fledged > server would be verboten (like WAMP). And while its not hard to set up > a VM in virtualbox, I'd prefer not to if I don't have to. I know the > functionality of testing inside the editor used to be there, I'd just > like to see if I can find it again :) > > If I have to, i'll just go the VM route. > > On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 9:26 AM, Steve Staples <sstap...@mnsi.net> wrote: > > On Wed, 2011-08-03 at 09:22 -0400, Matty Sarro wrote: > >> Hey everyone, > >> I am a super newbie just beginning to learn PHP. Awhile ago, I had > >> used aptana for dabbling with php and was amazed to find out that it > >> had a built in php interpreter so I could do some minor testing > >> without having to upload everything to a web server, or have a web > >> server locally. Flash forward to now, and it looks like that > >> functionality doesn't exist anymore (at least not by default). > >> > >> So, I'm curious what editors are out there? Are there any out there > >> which will let me test PHP files without having to upload everything > >> every time I edit it? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! > >> -Matty > >> > > > > I personally use Komodo IDE, but there are lots out there. There is the > > Eclipse with PHP, or there was the way I learned, NotePad (then switched > > to EditPlus+) > > > > Steve > > > > > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php >