Kint VS xDebug

Compare Kint vs xDebug and see what are their differences.

Kint

Kint - a powerful and modern PHP debugging tool. (by kint-php)

xDebug

Xdebug — Step Debugger and Debugging Aid for PHP (by xdebug)
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Kint xDebug
1 15
2,631 2,647
0.5% 0.7%
6.9 8.7
4 months ago 10 days ago
PHP PHP
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Kint

Posts with mentions or reviews of Kint. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

xDebug

Posts with mentions or reviews of xDebug. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-27.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Kint and xDebug you can also consider the following projects:

PHPDBG

XHProf - XHProf is a function-level hierarchical profiler for PHP and has a simple HTML based user interface.

PHP Debug Bar - Debug bar for PHP

Tracy - 😎 Tracy: the addictive tool to ease debugging PHP code for cool developers. Friendly design, logging, profiler, advanced features like debugging AJAX calls or CLI support. You will love it.

PHPBench - PHP Benchmarking framework

Barbushin PHP Console - Handle PHP errors, dump variables, execute PHP code remotely in Google Chrome

APM - PHP APM (Alternative PHP Monitor)

Dephpugger - Php Debugger to run in terminal to debug your code easily.

PHP Console - PHP Debug Console