Chapter 4. The Code Editor

The Zend Studio for Eclipse code editor is the location or view in which you will spend the majority of your development time. Therefore, it is important that you really get to know what its potential is and just how much power is stored within it. This chapter focuses exclusively on the code editor and what it can do in the theme of code development. This chapter does not cover the debugging features; Chapters 11, “Introduction to Debugging”, and 12, “Running/Stepping Through Your Code”, are devoted to that aspect of the editor and its extensions into other views.

Let’s first look at Figure 4.1, which shows the code editor, and then look at the features that are pointed out on it.

Figure 4.1. PHP code editor with important ...

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