Zend Technologies released today version 7 of Zend Studio IDE with support for PHP 5.3 and a reduced memory footprint which make it faster. New features in PHP 5.3 are now supported by ZendStudio including namespaces, late static binding and closures; in addition to bundled PHP executables and debugging capabilities.
The new release provides also enhanced integration with Zend Framework, stronger object oriented capabilities with enhanced editing features, easy integration and support of ZendServer including local deployment for debugging, and finally the use of Eclipse Indexing and caching architecture, a better workspace modeling, and removed unneeded dependencies to speed up the IDE.