[wp-hackers] Which editor do you use?
Diana K. Cury
dianakac at gmail.com
Mon Oct 17 23:46:47 UTC 2011
>So I suppose Eric wanted to suggest to pick and IDE with good code
>completion. And that *definitely* can be VS or any other editor.
Yes, code completion, also prooject referencing/comments are nice!
> Interesting. It has never even occurred to me not to load entire WP code
> base into my project, especially since > you can have multiple version
> control repositories represented in a project.
Never know it could be done, until complain things to my brother and he
tells me how programming can be done. He's a C/C++ programmer so is used to
projects, third part code etc.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Urban Hådén" <urban.haden at gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] Which editor do you use?
> I've been using Ultra Edit for years but PHPStorm sounds interesting..
> 2011/10/18 Diana K. Cury <dianakac at gmail.com>
>> Thanks everybody!
>> I find vim terrible lol Gonna try out the Phpstorm.
>> Microsoft editors are the best indeed, not sure but... they aren't up to
>> develop anything for php, since they have asp for choose :( too bad. I
>> to use different editors when creating themes and plugins, esp. themes,
>> most editors aren't helpful rendering css sometimes, I try everything for
>> save time.
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Eric Mann" <eric at eam.me>
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>> Sent: Monday, October 17, 2011 6:30 PM
>> Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] Which editor do you use?
>>>> I heard about Visual Studio being the best thing on editing code, not
>>>> if works nice with php and css tough. Also, some people recommend
>>> For the record, I spend 8+ hours per day coding in Visual Studio for my
>>> job. But that's all .Net (C#) development. For CSS, HTML, XML,
>>> etc I absolutely love it. It's a lot better than plan old text editors
>>> because of intellisense (termed "intellicrack" by some of my
>>> No guessing what methods/properties your objects have. Fantastic for
>>> working with .Net code, and it's got great extensions for JS, too.
>>> I actually have jQuery intellisense built right in to the editor.
>>> For PHP code, though, it's a far cry from perfect. Microsoft hasn't
>>> any steps to integrate PHP into the editor, and the third-party tools
>>> do* pull in the syntax haven't proven (to me at least) that they're very
>>> mature. So when I build code for WordPress, I usually switch over to
>>> Like VS, PhpStorm gives you intellisense support, but only for the code
>>> your project*. So if you want syntactic suggestions for core WP
>>> functionality, you need to load the entire WP codebase in your project
>>> rather than just loading the plugin or theme you're actively developing.
>>> There might be a workaround or two for this, but I haven't found them
>>> But if you're spending a lot of time working in an IDE, *any IDE*, make
>>> you pick one that enables intellisense. You'll thank yourself later.
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