Zend Studio is the only Integrated Development Environment (IDE) designed for professional developers that encompasses all the development components necessary for the full PHP application lifecycle.
Through a comprehensive set of editing, debugging, analysis, optimization, database tools and testing Zend Studio 5 speeds development cycles and simplifies complex projects.
To reflect varying developers’ needs, Zend Studio comes in two editions: Professional and Standard
Zend Studio now includes a free developer license for Zend Platform allowing you to increase the reliability and maximize the performance of your application before deployment.
New PHP indexing mechanism based on Apache Lucene, which leads to:
3x faster creation of index
3x smaller size of index on the file system
3x faster searching in the index – finding types, methods, building type hierarchy, code navigation, etc.
Code assist is no longer blocked by running indexing processes
Semantic Analysis checks are executed on multiple CPU cores – up to 3x faster
Run/Debug launches are not blocked by background build jobs
Fixed performance problem with many assignment operators
Fixed performance problem with content assist in large array structure
Default PHP interpreter changed to PHP 7
PHP 7 Built-in executables with Zend Debugger
Fixed issue with marking String, Int, Float and Bool as unknown types in function parameters
Fixed issue with missing @return tag in generated PHPDoc
Fixed issue with Semantic Analysis skipping checks for return types
Content assist windows size is saved
Hovering over a problem marker shows the available quick fixes
Improved support for PHPDoc tag content assist
Format on save always process whole file
Fixed problem with code folding during typing
Generated use statements adds empty line
Inline @var comments are considered by Semantic Analysis
Added ‘class’ proposal for “static:”
PHP exception breakpoints (supported only for Xdebug)
Fixed issue with not stopping on breakpoints when Xdebug is used
Fixed issue with failing to start PHPUnit tests when using PHP executables without a debugger
Fixed issue with breakpoints not working for linked resources
Other Improvements and Fixes
Eclipse Platform updated to version 4.5.2 Mars.2
EGit is update to version 4.3:
New in version 4.2: https://projects.eclipse.org/projects/technology.egit/releases/4.2
New in version 4.3: https://projects.eclipse.org/projects/technology.egit/releases/4.3
Zend Framework 1 updated to version 1.12.17
Zend Framework 2 updated to version 2.4.9
Apigility updated to version 1.3.3
The Eclipse Marketplace Client is added
The Terminal plugin is now part of the main installation package
Composer console supports ANSI coloring and interactive user input
CSS3 profile in the CSS editor
Quick fixes are available in the Problems view. Shortcut: Ctrl+1
Anonymous classes are displayed in Outline and Quick Outline
Detection of Local Zend Server is now optional
The Trial screen is reworked to use only Eclipse RCP widgets, which avoids startup issues if the embedded browser cannot be initialized
Support for Linux 32-bit is discontinued. No installation package will be provided in future.
PHP 5.x built-in binaries for running and debugging CLI applications are not provided anymore. Only a single PHP built-in binary with the latest PHP version will be provided. Custom PHP binaries can still be added via the preference page.
The Amazon AWS Toolkit extra feature is discontinued. It was a fork of an old version of the plugin. We recommend to use to genuine plugin provided by Amazon: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSToolkitEclipse/latest/ug/tke_setup_install.html
The OpenShift integration is discontinued.
The VMWare Workstation Support extra feature is discontinued.
OS X 10.10 or later, 64-bit processor
Zend Studio 10.1