Debugging with Zend vs Xdebug: What is the difference?

It is not clear to me why these alternatives exists. Reasons why we might prefer one over the other? Thank you.

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Both are just a PHP debugging engine implementation. Both have own quirks and bugs, but Zend debugger comes directly from "Zend, the PHP company" and usually works better than xDebug.

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Hello David,

Also you cannot use XDebug with Zend Optimizer.


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