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NuSphere PhpED 8.1 - New Features

PhpED 8.1 is a great addition to the features made available in the previous release, especially PhpED 8.0 including, but not limited to:

Full Support for PHP 5.4 traits - see our new short movie

Update of PHP bundles distributed with PhpED. Now included are PHP 5.4.7 and PHP 5.3.17. Remember, with PhpED you don't need ANYTHING else installed on your computer, our PHP IDE Works right out of the box

The latest version for embedded Firefox 15.0.1 - one of our PHP IDE's embedded browsers.

PhpUnit updated to version 3.7.3 - fully integrated with PhpED

PEAR is updated to 1.9.4 (with PhpED your PEAR install is only one button click long)

Faster code completion and lower memory consumption

PhpED 8 is a major point release for NuSphere. It delivers a Break through Worksets feature, SSH Tunnels for PHP Debugger and other debugger and editor enhancements.

New in PhpED 8.0

Worksets in IDE Flash Demo
PhpED Worksets is a powerful functionality that allows you to preserve current context of your IDE and switch between the context with a single menu click. It is the way to take a snapshot of PHP IDE in any point of time and switch back and forth between the snapshots. Using Worksets item of Windows menu you can
  • Switch between Worksets
  • Create new Workset preserving your current context in PHP IDE
  • List and select any of the previously created Worksets
Learn more about it on Worksets page

SSH Tunnels for Remote PHP Debugging
PhpED features one of the most powerful PHP Debuggers allowing you to debug your PHP applications on both local and remote servers on virtually any platform from Linux to Mac and Windows. Setting up communications with the debugger on remote server can be tricky because of the firewalls and routers on the network. SSH Tunnels provide the most secure and straight forward way to get your remote debugging up and running in just a few clicks.

Evaluate and Modify in PHP Debugger Windows
PhpED's debugger has always provided tool tips displaying the names of the variables under the cursor. However, quite often the expressions that need to be evaluated on the fly are too complex for a simple tool tip, while adding a watch is not practical. Introduced in PhpED 8.0. The Evaluate/Modify window displays a non blocking dialog that can be used to evaluate an expression, which is too complex for the simple tootip hint. Learn more about it on PHP Debugger page

Run Detach functionality in PHP Debugger
It is often the case that you need to stop the debugging session but still run the script to a completion. To achieve that there is now Run->Detach menu item that detaches current debugging session but runs the script through to the end.

New version of PHP Debugger
The most powerful PHP Debugger is upgraded to version 4.6.3

Features introduced in previous version

Please visit this page to see all features introduced with PhpED 8.0

See Complete list of PHP IDE Major Features in PhpED.

See Mini-Tutorials on PHP Tools available in PhpED

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Walk through NuSphere PhpED interface
PhpED video tutorial: Webservices
Learn how to add webservices to your code in less than 5 minutes (a flash demo).

 Dr. Dobb's

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