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Using an IDE for Joomla development

phpstormWe have never really taken to using an Integrated Development Environment tool (IDE) for product development.  This is nothing against IDE’s per se, just that over the years we have used a lot of tools, some good, some bad, and have found that just when one starts getting productive with them, they suddenly stop being supported.  We could name (but won’t) numerous tools that fall into that category.  A lot end up being taken over by a certain well known ‘computer software vendor’ who then milks them for the support fees, but never develops them, before finally dropping them. This then leave one ‘high and dry’ and forced to change to another tools.

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Guest — Stas
I suggest to try Codelobster PHP Edition It is very good IDE for Joomla
Tuesday, 12 November 2013 07:43
Geoffrey Chapman
Looks reasonable, with a free and a (paid for) professional version. Support for Joomla framework also claimed (but not tested by ... Read More
Saturday, 16 November 2013 10:26
Guest — Frank
Nice post. Thanks for this post.
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 06:16
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