Aptana has announced the general availability of its Aptana PHP development environment. Aptana PHP includes all the core PHP code assistance, code and doc generation, debugging, colorization and other key features youd expect from a PHP IDE. Aptana PHP extends Aptana Studio, an IDE for Ajax, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS development. You get PHP support, along with simultaneous support for popular Ajax libraries like prototype, scriptaculous, jQuery, Ext JS, dojo, mootools and others.

Aptana Cloud, an on-demand scalable hosting and application lifecycle management service, also offers PHP support and is integrated right into Aptana Studio and Aptana PHP as well.

The free, open source tools are available from
http://www.aptana.com/php.