NetBeans IDE vs PhpStorm

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NetBeans IDE vs PhpStorm: What are the differences?

NetBeans IDE: Quickly and easily develop desktop, mobile and web applications with Java, HTML5, PHP, C/C++ and more. NetBeans IDE is FREE, open source, and has a worldwide community of users and developers; PhpStorm: Professional IDE for PHP and Web Developers. PhpStorm is a PHP IDE which keeps up with latest PHP & web languages trends, integrates a variety of modern tools, and brings even more extensibility with support for major PHP frameworks.

NetBeans IDE and PhpStorm belong to "Integrated Development Environment" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by NetBeans IDE are:

  • Best Support for Latest Java Technologies
  • Fast & Smart Code Editing
  • Easy & Efficient Project Management

On the other hand, PhpStorm provides the following key features:

  • Smart PHP Code Editor
  • Code Quality Analysis
  • Debugging and Testing

"Rich features" is the top reason why over 63 developers like NetBeans IDE, while over 270 developers mention "Best ide for php" as the leading cause for choosing PhpStorm.

Lyft, 9GAG, and Grooveshark are some of the popular companies that use PhpStorm, whereas NetBeans IDE is used by Edify, Campaign Panel, and inFeedo. PhpStorm has a broader approval, being mentioned in 646 company stacks & 502 developers stacks; compared to NetBeans IDE, which is listed in 62 company stacks and 46 developer stacks.

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What is NetBeans IDE?

NetBeans IDE is FREE, open source, and has a worldwide community of users and developers.

What is PhpStorm?

PhpStorm is a PHP IDE which keeps up with latest PHP & web languages trends, integrates a variety of modern tools, and brings even more extensibility with support for major PHP frameworks.

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Eclipse
Standard Eclipse package suited for Java and plug-in development plus adding new plugins; already includes Git, Marketplace Client, source code and developer documentation. Click here to file a bug against Eclipse Platform.
IntelliJ IDEA
Out of the box, IntelliJ IDEA provides a comprehensive feature set including tools and integrations with the most important modern technologies and frameworks for enterprise and web development with Java, Scala, Groovy and other languages.
Visual Studio
Visual Studio is a suite of component-based software development tools and other technologies for building powerful, high-performance applications.
Android Studio
Android Studio is a new Android development environment based on IntelliJ IDEA. It provides new features and improvements over Eclipse ADT and will be the official Android IDE once it's ready.
Xcode
The Xcode IDE is at the center of the Apple development experience. Tightly integrated with the Cocoa and Cocoa Touch frameworks, Xcode is an incredibly productive environment for building amazing apps for Mac, iPhone, and iPad.
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    Reviews of NetBeans IDE and PhpStorm
    Avatar of texeltexel2009
    2nd Grade Web Apps Developement at Webbingapps
    Review ofPhpStormPhpStorm

    There are many PHP IDE's currently available but PhpStorm just beats them all! It's availanle for every OS. Fast, Feature-rich, Customizable, etc etc etc. It just has it all! Highly recommended for any Web Apps Developer who takes his job seriously. This is the main tool that you don't want to miss.

    How developers use NetBeans IDE and PhpStorm
    Avatar of Ralic Lo
    Ralic Lo uses NetBeans IDENetBeans IDE

    NetBeans is my major java development platform. Used it for scala programming as well. Installed many plugin and wrote plenty snippet for speeding up development.

    Avatar of Rocky Gray
    Rocky Gray uses PhpStormPhpStorm

    Writing software, navigating code bases, and refactoring code. Intellisense and click through are heavily used features here.

    Avatar of BrightMachine
    BrightMachine uses PhpStormPhpStorm

    The best PHP editor available. We really don't know how we managed to do anything before using this fantastic tool.

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    Undisclosed, Do Not Contact or Spam Please uses PhpStormPhpStorm

    The best PHP editor. Also is a great MySQL/SQLite datasource browser, text editor, and I think it makes coffee too.

    Avatar of Christian Bryant
    Christian Bryant uses PhpStormPhpStorm

    Mailer, forms; anything that I feel PHP can still provide advantages simply AngularJS/MEAN stack

    Avatar of Sethu Senthil
    Sethu Senthil uses NetBeans IDENetBeans IDE

    NetBeans is a simple yet functional IDE. If you are a beginner in java, this is the way to go!

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    Ademir Nuno uses NetBeans IDENetBeans IDE

    The best IDE for software development. Amazing for projects with several languages involved.

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    Andrew Gatenby uses PhpStormPhpStorm

    It's really the only PHP IDE to bother with in our experience.

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    Tim De Lange uses NetBeans IDENetBeans IDE

    Used as IDE for swing-based java project.

    Avatar of Satoru Ishikawa
    Satoru Ishikawa uses NetBeans IDENetBeans IDE

    rails3でサポートを切られたので使用終了。

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