DevSense PHP Tools for Visual Studio NOW FREE with


Today, I'm excited to announce that we are making PHP Tools for Visual Studio available at Microsoft DreamSpark catalog. DevSense have partnered with Microsoft DreamSpark program so students can get PHP Tools for Visual Studio for free. Together with Visual Studio Community 2015 students get a powerful PHP development environment at no cost!

PHP Tools for Visual Studio

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Key Benefits

Well-known IDE
  • Microsoft Visual Studio IDE
  • Version control support (TFS, Git, SVN, ...)
  • Integration respecting conventions
  • Automatic updates & Easy installation
  • High performance environment
Smart PHP Editor
  • Full PHP 5.6 support
  • PHP IntelliSense, code completion
  • Function parameters assistant
  • Go to definition (F12)
  • Shows embedded documentation
Visual Debugging
  • Breakpoints in PHP and JavaScript
  • Inspect variables, watches
  • Immediate Window
  • Multiple session debugging
Integrated PHP Manual
  • PHP functions&constants&classes
  • Integrated documentation
  • Search available symbols while typing
  • PHPDoc support
Code Navigation
  • Browse declarations within your solution
  • Quickly search through available symbols
  • Navigate directly to symbol definitions
  • Navigate To, Class View, Object Browser, ...
  • Visual Studio HTML Editor
  • Syntax Highlighting, Schema validation
  • Formatting, Outlining, Commenting
  • Full IntelliSense
  • Web Essentials Support

Download Now:

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Two steps to get PHP Tools for Visual Studio:

  1. Sign in or Create your DreamSpark AccountIf you are new to DreamSpark, you will need to verify your academic enrollment.
  2. Download

    So what are you waiting for! Turn Visual Studio into a powerful PHP development environment – PHP Tools and Visual Studio Community 2015 are both available at no cost for DreamSpark students!

PHP Tools for Visual Studio transparently integrates into Microsoft Visual Studio and extends it with support for the PHP language. The extension is focused on developer productivity, respecting VS conventions. It understands your code, provides smart code completion, quick navigation, syntax error checking, an integrated PHP manual, project system, debugging support and much more.

Comments (2)

  1. Qasim Sarfraz says:

    Download is not working, nor I can find it on

    1. Lee Stott says:

      The new url for Imagine Access which replaces is Please try this url.

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