Compare Microsoft Silverlight vs. Zend Studio

Microsoft Silverlight is ranked 5th in .NET Development Services while Zend Studio which is ranked 4th in .NET Development Services with 1 review. Microsoft Silverlight is rated 0, while Zend Studio is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zend Studio writes "It has higher quality code, faster debugging, and higher quality projects". Microsoft Silverlight is most compared with Microsoft Visual Studio, ASP.NET and Adobe AIR, whereas Zend Studio is most compared with Microsoft Visual Studio.
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The product requires a subscription to Zend Server Developer, which used to be free and now has an annual fee, but it is still worth the money.Licensing is reasonable for this type of tool. Although, you can cobble together a solution which is zero cost.

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Overview
Silverlight is a powerful development tool for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web and mobile applications. Silverlight is a free plug-in, powered by the .NET framework and compatible with multiple browsers, devices and operating systems, bringing a new level of interactivity wherever the Web works. Zend Studio – the PHP IDE for smarter development. It codes faster with up to 3X performance improvements in indexing, validation, searching of PHP code. It has superior PHP 7.1 support, PHP 7.1 express migration assistant, and seamless integration with Zend Server 9. It provides robust debugging capabilities with Xdebug, Zend Debugger, and Z-Ray integration. Zend Studio has an extensive plugin capabilities provided by the large Eclipse eco-system and supports for best-in-class dev tools including Docker and Git Flow Intelligent code editor. Deploy PHP applications on any server including cloud support for Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure and support for HiDPi displays - scale graphics (ala 4K resolution).
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ESRI, Financial Analytical Service of Ministry of Finance, American Water Enterprises, Toyota Motor Europe, Comarch, Komako, Freelance World, AARCOCDS Global, EnglishCentral, BNP Paribas, Carlo Gavazzi, Sunstate Equipment, Novadex GmbH, CONFTEC, Marilan, Mediaspike, Cisco WebEx, Corvette America, Value Drug Mart Associates Ltd., Allied Beverage Group
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