How to install a PHP IDE plugin for Eclipse directly from the Eclipse environment?


Question

I have a clean Eclipse Java SDK. I would like to make it suitable for developing PHP applications. So I need a PHP IDE plugin (or something like that). How could I install it from the Eclipse environment?

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11/21/2013 7:48:37 PM

Accepted Answer

Easy as pie:

Open Eclipse and go to Help-> Software Updates-> Find and Install Select "Search for new features to install" and click "Next" Create a New Remote Site with the following details:

Name: PDT

URL: http://download.eclipse.org/tools/pdt/updates/4.0.1

Get the latest above mentioned URLfrom -

http://www.eclipse.org/pdt/index.html#download

Check the PDT box and click "Next" to start the installation

Hope it helps

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7/17/2016 8:41:32 AM

To install PDT (PHP Development Tools) for PHP development environment is better in Eclipse. The following are the steps to install PDT in Eclipse (I'm considering version 3.7 (Indigo)):

  1. Open Eclipse (in my case Eclipse Indigo).
  2. Go to Help --> Install New Software...
  3. Expand the "Work with" drop down and select "Indigo - http://download.eclipse.org/releases/indigo".
  4. Expand "Programming Languages" from the list.
  5. Check PHP Development Tools (PDT) SDK Feature.
  6. Click "Next >" at the bottom and follow the further instruction of Eclipse.
  7. After successful installation of PDT: Go to Window --> Preferences and see the list as PHP at left panel.

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