NOLOH in phpDesigner 7

Introduction

phpDesigner 7 is a PHP EDITOR and PHP IDE that gives you the possibility to work with the NOLOH. You can access its classes, functions and variables inside phpDesigner 7.

NOLOH is a lightweight, on-demand, object oriented Web application development platform. It is ideal for developing feature-rich web sites and web applications faster and with fewer resources. NOLOH extends PHP 5.1+, eliminates the need for HTML and JavaScript, and builds in many advanced features such as codeless AJAX, automatic SEO and a full suite of UI controls 1).

NOLOH features2):

  • Code once, deploy everywhere (no cross-browser gotchas)
  • AJAX” functionality without any extra work
  • Single development language
  • Fully and completely object-oriented
  • Minimal server dependencies
  • Automatically search engine friendly
  • Easy and intuitive syntax

Requirements

Working with the NOLOH in phpDesigner 7

Setup

First you need to download the NOLOH and extract it to your project's root folder.

Create a new project in phpDesigner 7 from the menu Project > Project Manager. Under 'Libraries', add the path to NOLOH. Now load the new project from either the 'Project Manager' > 'Load Project' or the menu Project. You can now work with all the classes, functions and variables listed in NOLOH inside phpDesigner 7.

Navigation

You can easily navigate and browse all listed classes, functions and variables in NOLOH from the menu Go to. Select Project Declaration > All. You can filter all the listed classes, functions and variables in your project including your framework in the text-field 'Search'.

Code Completion

The Code completion for PHP will be displayed on the fly as you continue to write your code and is able to detect the context and display PHP items based on the context. You need to be inside a PHP block in order to access all classes, functions and variables listed in your NOLOH. The Code Completion will be automate triggered once typing. For manual triggering simply press 'CTRL+SPACE'.

You can configure the behavior of the Code Completion from the menu Tools > Preferences > Editor > Code Completion.

Code Tip

The contextual Code Tip for PHP helps you complete predefined and user-defined functions easily by automatically showing the expected parameters for the current function. You need to be inside a PHP block in order to work with all listed classes, functions and variables in your NOLOH using the Code Tip. It is automatic triggered on the fly as you continue to write your code or manually invoked by pressing CTRL.

You can configure the behavior of the Code Tip from the menu Tools > Preferences > Editor > Code Tip.