CodeLobster – Free Portable PHP IDE

CodeLobster is a smart and freeware cross-platform IDE basically utilized for editing and creating PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript files with support Drupal CMS, Joomla CMS, Magento CMS, Smarty template engine, Twig template engine, JQuery library, AngularJS, BackboneJS, Laravel, MeteorJS, Phalcon, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Symfony, Yii and WordPress. It contains full-features PHP debugger, dynamic help, advanced autocomplete and FTP/SFTP client.

Codelobster PHP Edition streamlines and simplifies the PHP development process. You don’t charge to accumulate in apperception the names of functions, arguments, tags or their attributes, as all of these are implemented for you with autocomplete appearance for PHP, HTML, JavaScript and even CSS.


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CodeLobster features


Code Lobster’s autocompleted involves the mechanism predicting a word that the user wants to type in without the user actually typing it in completely. It involves showing a pop-up list of possible completions for the current input prefix to allow the user to choose the right one. Autocomplete speeds up code input and makes it more convenient.




Bookmarks are generally used for providing quick access to the most important and frequently referred chapters of code. CodeLobster supports numbered and unnumbered bookmarks. Now they can be easily managed and navigated through owing to ad hoc dockable window where all existing bookmarks are displayed and grouped by files.



  1. Code Collapsing

Code collapsing is easy just as in Microsoft Visual Studio. This feature is eminently useful when working with extensive code blocks – you can hide sections you aren’t working on to make navigation much easier. With Code Lobster’s code collapsing feature, you can collapse any tag, function or any arbitrary block of code saving valuable scrolling time. Once you’ve embraced code collapsing there’s no reason to get buried in your own code anymore.

Code Collapsing is off

collapse1Code Collapsing is on


  1. Find & Replace

Find & Replace combined dialog allows executing search and replacement in the selected text, current document, all opened documents or current project. Also, it’s possible to fix the custom path and specify a file mask for these operations. Besides Code Lobster’s Find and Replace support a few parameters including usage of regular expressions.

Find & Replace


  1. HTML code conversion

Code Lobster’s Convert HTML feature enables converting HTML code to ASP, JSP, Perl, PHP functions. Converting functions back to HTML code is possible as well. This feature may prove to be eminently useful for users who work on various specific tasks.

HTML code conversion


  1. Function parameters display

When the user hovers the cursor over a function, without clicking it, a small box appears with a description of parameters of the function being hovered over. Tooltips serve for refreshing your knowledge promptly and easily.

Function parameters display


  1. Mixed code support

Code highlighting, collapsing and comment work in complex files (that include code blocks of different languages) accurately, the same way as in mono code files. Thereby all your files become perfectly readable regardless of their contents.

Mixed code support

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  1. Macro recording

The purpose of macros is to automate frequently-used series of actions. With macros, you can record a sequence of keystrokes and thereafter reproduce it by a single combination keystroke. So let them do routine work instead of you!

  1. Visual style customization.

Code Lobster is always ready to change its appearance at your desire. The following visual styles are available now: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Office 2003, Visual Studio 2005 and Classic. Make your work yet more pleasant and comfortable!

Technical Information:

Title: Code Lobster PHP Edition 5.14.5 for Windows
File size: 50.71 MB
Requirements: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows XP 64-bit, Windows 7, Windows 2008, Windows XP, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 7 64-Bit, Windows Vista, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows 2012, Windows 2008 64-bit,

Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 2003, Windows 9x, Windows 10 64-bit,

Windows 2000

Language: English
Available languages: English, Japanese, Polish, Chinese, French, Spanish, Italian, German
License: Open Source
Date added: Wednesday, March 7th 2018
Author: Codelobster Software



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