Comparison: Zend Studio vs. Eclipse PDT

 

OverviewSupportEnvironment SetupProductivityDevelopment ToolsMobileWeb DevelopmentZend Framework SupportDebugger & Run Time AnalysisCloud & Remote SystemsZend Server Integration

 

Edition

 

Eclipse PDT

 

 

 

Support
Environment Setup

Productivity

Development Tools
Mobile
Web development
Zend Framework Support
Debugger & Run Time Analysis
Cloud & Remote Systems
Zend Server Integration

 

Edition

 

Eclipse PDT

 

 

 

 

Support

   

 

Edition

 

Eclipse PDT

 

 

 

Environment Setup  
Dozens of free add-ons
Easy Installation of extra add-ons
Installation  
PHP 5.3 executable  
PHP 5.4 executable  
PHP 5.5 executable  

 

Edition

 

Eclipse PDT

 


 

Productivity  
Comprehensive editor capabilities
change detection
Smart Code Assist
& restore
Code Navigation
management

Syntax Erros detection & Problems view

PHP Code Formatter
On-the-fly Code Analysis  
Code Generation  
PHP Code Refactoring  

 

Edition

 

Eclipse PDT

 


 

Development Tools  
Source Control (Git - SVN)
Database Connectivity

Composer

Easy Project creation from Source Control

 

Integrated JDBC Drivers & Project creation

 

PHP Documentor Support

 
PHP Unit Testing    

 

Edition

 

Eclipse PDT

 

 

 

Mobile  
Cloud connected mobile project  

REST Web API project

 

 

Edition

 

Eclipse PDT

 

 

Web Development  
HTML & CSS Support
JavaScript Support
enterprise-class PHP runtime

Ext JS Support

 
 

Integrated PHP Debugging

 
 

jQuery Support

 
 

Prototype Support

 
 

Dojo Support

 
 

WSDL File Editor

 
 

 

Edition

 

Eclipse PDT

 

 

Zend Framework Support  
Example Project
ZF code Awareness

Code Assist

Code Generation

Code Formatter

 

Edition

 

Eclipse PDT

 

 

Debugger & Run Time Analysis  
Web Server / Remote Debugging
Debug Mode (Web Services & Mobile debugging)

Tunneling & SSL Communication

PHP Executable Debugger

 

Integrated PHP Debugging

 

Profiler

 

Code Coverage

 

Firefox / IE Toolbars

 

 

Edition

 

Eclipse PDT

 

 

Cloud & Remote Systems  
phpcloud.com Integration
OpenShift support

SSH, FTP & SFTP support

 

Amazon Web Services toolkit

 

VMware Workstation integration

 

 

Edition

 

Eclipse PDT

 

 

Zend Server Integration  

Easy setup and maintenance of

client/server environment

Secured View / Debug and

Profile production events

Integrated snapshot of product

issues with Code Tracing

Application and Libraries

deployment and support