PHP Development Tools (PDT)

The PDT project provides a PHP Development Tools framework for the Eclipse platform. Visit the PHP Development Tools website for more information.


  • CentOS 5.x
  • Eclipse 3.4.x
  • PHP Development Tools (PDT) 2.0.x


Install PHP Development Tools (PDT) 2.0.x

  1. Open Eclipse
  2. Select the Help > Software Updates menu option
  3. Select the Available Software tab
  4. Click the Add Site… button
    1. Set the Location field
    2. Click the OK button
  5. Expand the PDT Update Site option
  6. Excpand the PDT SDK 2.0.x section
  7. Select the following components
    PDT Runtime Feature
  8. Click the Install… button
  9. Click the Next button
  10. Select the I accept the terms of the license agreements radio button
  11. Click the Finish button
  12. Click Yes to restart Eclipse

Activate the PHP Perspective

  1. Open Eclipse
  2. Select the Window > Open Perspective > Other… menu option
  3. Select the PHP option
  4. Click the OK button

Create a new PHP Project

  1. Right Click in the PHP Explorer panel
  2. Select the New > PHP Project option


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