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Pro Live error checking
phpDesigner checks for errors as code is written showing the actual PHP error messges. Code does not need to be run to find missing braces or semicolons.
Pro Xdebug support
Xdebug is a PHP extension that adds debugging and profiling capabilities.
Pro Has a free 30-day trial
Pro PHP & JS frameworks support
Pro Git and SVN integration
Con Not free
Con SFTP support is somewhat lacking
Socket timeouts aren't handled well and sometimes result in an inability to save remote work.
Con Small development team
The development team consists of one person, Michael Pham, and further development relies solely on his continued interest in the project.