Use GitHub Atom Editor for PHP Development

Atom Editor + PHP

Overview

GitHub’s Atom Editor is a popular Code Editor for Developers. It can be installed for free on Windows, Mac, and Linux and includes built-in support for PHP.

A widely used PHP Server plugin/package is recommended here for development with PHP.

https://atom.io/

GitHub Atom Editor

PHP Server Package

https://atom.io/packages/php-server

When you install PHP on your computer you can then use the PHP Server extension with Atom to launch a site. It works perfectly with FastSitePHP, simply right-click on the [index.php] file and select [PHP Server here].

Atom PHP Server Package

 

You will then see FastSitePHP launch (or the starter site) in your default browser.

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