Chapter 7. Code Analyzer

Zend Studio for Eclipse includes some powerful and customizable features for code analysis. Your first question might be, “What is a code analyzer?” The answer is, “A bunch of things.” More formally, a code analyzer is a suite of tools that provide visual and interactive ways to write, debug, and maintain code. This chapter outlines ways that you can use and configure the code analyzer for your projects.

The code analyzer uses visual cues in the code editor and the Problems view. These cues include highlighting and underlining code and placing icons in the margins of the code editor. Tool tips are also available to provide further information about errors and warnings. Let’s begin by looking at how the code analyzer can ...

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