Eclipse PHP Development Tools 4.0 Release Review

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Note this release changes the major field of version number since there were some deprecated APIs removed (see N&N for details).

We fixed / closed over 70 bugs during this release cycle! See News & Noteworthy or detailed bug list.

The PDT source code is contained in the org.eclipse.pdt.git repo and for this release is tagged R4_0_0.

The PDT provides it's own update site with all features included. For 4.0, this site is located at

Architectural Issues

There are no architectural issues.

Security Issues

There are no security issues.

Non-Code Aspects


Usability Details
  • Facet Framework page was removed from PHP Project wizard
  • Add PHP Version badge to PHP Language Library in PHP and Project Explorer
  • Improvements for Project Explorer integration
End of Life

Nothing is end of lifed in this release.




We have 6 active committers with vary amounts of activity as all of them are only part time working on PDT directly. Zend Technologies is actively involved in PDT development via it's committers and non-committers who contribute significant features.

There's stable group of passionate PDT contributors organized in PDT Extenders Group.

This release is part of Neon