Most web developers needs IDE designed to work with HTML, JavaScript, CSS and PHP. One of the market leaders in this segment is CodeLobster. First of all, the program is free (with the original set of functions). Secondly, there is everything in it that you may need in web development process. Third, it has a convenient and easily configurable interface. The main program window is divided into many functional areas.

The central one is the area of direct code editing. The collateral and bottom areas have complementary and functional character. Top panel has buttons for the most sought after and frequently used features. Size, location, and display options can be optimized for those areas, as well as a set of buttons on top panels.
CodeLobster displays tooltips as you type, which help you choose form a list of possible words.


When you write your code, CodeLobster checks for errors simultaneously, and informs you that while they are there, you can be sure of the accuracy and accuracy of your work. In addition to classes, methods and object management, the left workspace file manager can display, which can speed up access to project files.


A nice addition is the support for popular CMS and web frameworks like WorkPress, Joomla, CakePHP, Drupal, Magento, Symfony, Laravel, JQuery, CodeIgniter, Yii, AngularJS, MeteorJS, Node.js, BackboneJS,. They are included in the software distribution and are available free during first 30 days.


Primary, but there is not a complete list of features and functions of CodeLobster:

  • Syntax highlighting for SQL, PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and XML;
  • Context-sensitive and dynamic help SQL, PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and XML;
  • Auto-completion for SQL, PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and XML;
  • Built-in PHP debugger and parser;
  • Code collapsing;
  • HTML/CSS inspector (Firebug-like);
  • Automatic syntax checking;
  • Class view;
  • Zen coding support;
  • Multi tabs for different files;
  • FTP support;
  • DB management support;
  • and much more.

For your mobility, Code Lobster can be installed as a portable version, so that you can put it on your flash drive or cloud.
Try it! If you want to work quickly and efficiently, and develop into a professional webmaster, IDE CodeLobster can be your right choice.

Author Bio: Stanislav Ustimenko is from Krasnodar, Russia. He is 39 years old and working as a Project Manager in Codelobster Software. He holds a 10 years experience in PHP coding. He has two lovely kids and he loves to play soccer.