Articles about PDT’

Apr 20, 2009

On the Edge: PHP IDE With Eclipse Galileo (3.5 M6) and PDT 2.1 M6

On the Edge: PHP IDE With Eclipse Galileo (3.5 M6) and PDT 2.1 M6 Posted by in Eclipse 14 comments

Eclipse 3.5 AKA Galileo is scheduled for release on the 24th June 2009, with PDT 2.1 shortly after on the 26th. Not being one to wait, and also getting some obscure pleasure from testing pre-release software, I decided to download and install the current stable Milestone, M6, of both Eclipse Galileo and PDT 2.1. The […]


Jan 16, 2009

Full 64 Bit (or 32 Bit) Web Development and PHP/MySQL IDE with Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede and PDT 2

Full 64 Bit (or 32 Bit) Web Development and PHP/MySQL IDE with Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede and PDT 2 Posted by in Eclipse, Featured, Linux, Ubuntu, Web Development 59 comments

I’m probably a little late with this article, since PDT2 has been out for a few weeks now! PDT 2 is an improvement  on v1, and of course, Ganymede is also an improvement on Europa -thankfully, the installation process has also improved and is much easier than my previous post on the subject. There is […]


Apr 13, 2008

Debugging PHP Applications with Xdebug and Eclipse PDT

Debugging PHP Applications with Xdebug and Eclipse PDT Posted by in Eclipse, Programming, Technology, Web Development 66 comments

OK, so I have x64 Eclipse successfully installed and running with all the plugins I use for Web Application Development. But what about debugging? Sure, var_dump(), echo, print and so on are all valuable to me when debugging a script, but it’s always good to have more information. Xdebug is a fantastic PHP extension, which […]


Apr 12, 2008

64 Bit Eclipse: Linux Installation, including PDT, WTP (WST), ATF, and MySQL (SQL Explorer Plugin)

Posted by in Eclipse, Programming, Technology 34 comments

Update, 16/01/09: This tutorial has been superseded by “Full 64 Bit (or 32 Bit) Web Development and PHP/MySQL IDE with Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede and PDT 2” which covers the latest versions of Eclipse (Ganymede – 3.4) and PDT (2.x). NOTE, 04/08/08: This tutorial covers Eclipse Europa. If you would like to install the latest version […]


Mar 27, 2008

Eclipse PDT and MySQL – SQL Explorer Plugin

Posted by in Eclipse, Programming, Technology, Web Development 33 comments

I’ve been using Eclipse PDT for some time now, and since PHP programming invariably involves connecting to a database at some point or another, I wanted to be able to access my MySQL databases from within the Eclipse IDE – even if only to quickly debug SQL statements. I generally use a combination of a […]