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This is a trial to better structure all the wiki pages around developing on and with joomla.   
 
This is a trial to better structure all the wiki pages around developing on and with joomla.   
 
Such as:
 
Such as:
* [[Setting up your workstation for PHP development]].  A similar step-by-step guide for general PHP development environment (with some more choices and info).
 
 
* [[Setting up your workstation for Joomla! development]].  A complete step-by-step guide to installing the Eclipse IDE on your local workstation for Joomla! development.
 
* [[Setting up your workstation for Joomla! development]].  A complete step-by-step guide to installing the Eclipse IDE on your local workstation for Joomla! development.
  
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**[[Configuring a LAMPP server for PHP development]]
 
**[[Configuring a LAMPP server for PHP development]]
 
* '''[[wikipedia:WAMP|WAMP]] (Windows)''',.  A good choice for for a local server environment for windows is [http://www.wampserver.com/en/ WampServer].  
 
* '''[[wikipedia:WAMP|WAMP]] (Windows)''',.  A good choice for for a local server environment for windows is [http://www.wampserver.com/en/ WampServer].  
* '''[[wikipedia: MAMP|MAMP]] (Macintosh / OS X)''' http://www.mamp.info/en/download.html MAMP] by living-e AG may be a good choice.
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* '''[[wikipedia: MAMP|MAMP]] (Macintosh / OS X)''' [http://www.mamp.info/en/download.html MAMP by living-e AGmay be a good choice.
 
If you want use XDebug for debuggin, you'll need to tune php settings
 
If you want use XDebug for debuggin, you'll need to tune php settings
 
* [[Edit PHP.INI File for XDebug]]
 
* [[Edit PHP.INI File for XDebug]]
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** [[NetBeans overview]]
 
** [[NetBeans overview]]
 
* UltraEdit, Notepad++, ...
 
* UltraEdit, Notepad++, ...
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*Sublime Text 2 Editor
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**[https://tutsplus.com/course/improve-workflow-in-sublime-text-2 Perfect Workflow in Sublime Text 2 tutorial]
 
=== Debugging specifics ===
 
=== Debugging specifics ===
* [[Running Automated Tests for Version 1.6]] {{JVer|1.6}}
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* [[Running Automated Tests for the Joomla CMS]]
 
* [[How to debug your code]] ([[Do not use die to debug]]!)
 
* [[How to debug your code]] ([[Do not use die to debug]]!)
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== Installing a version control ==
 
== Installing a version control ==
If you like to contribute to the actual Joomla! code, SVN is what is used there.
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SVN ([[wikipedia:Apache Subversion|Subversion]]) will allow you to keep your Joomla! code up to date with the latest changes, to test patches and to participate in bug squashing.
* [[wikipedia:Apache Subversion|SUbversion]]
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** [[Installing Subverson on Eclipse for Joomla! development]]
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Details on how to work with the JoomlaCode repository are located on the [http://developer.joomla.org/code.html Joomla! Developers] site.
* SVN
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** [[Tortoise SVN]]
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* [[Working with git and github/My first pull request]] - The way of the current Joomla! code base.
* ...
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* [[Installing Subverson on Eclipse for Joomla! development]] - The old way of the Joomla! code base.
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* [[Tortoise SVN|Installing and using Tortoise SVN]]
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* [http://developer.joomla.org/gsoc2008/16-overall-project/99-joomlacode-svn-with-easyeclipse.html Video tutorial (Nur Aini Rakhmawati)] on using JoomlaCode SVN with [http://www.easyeclipse.org/site/distributions/php.html EasyEclipse] (Linux, OS X and Windows).
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== Installing a build mechanism ==
 
== Installing a build mechanism ==
 
* [[wikipedia:Apache_Ant|Ant]]
 
* [[wikipedia:Apache_Ant|Ant]]
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* [[Installing Joomla locally]]
 
* [[Installing Joomla locally]]
 
* [[Setting up a testing environment]]
 
* [[Setting up a testing environment]]
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* [[Setting up your workstation for PHP development]]
 
Help is appreciated finding related pages and making these pages less redundant.
 
Help is appreciated finding related pages and making these pages less redundant.
  

Revision as of 17:10, 29 April 2013

Contents

Introduction

This is a trial to better structure all the wiki pages around developing on and with joomla. Such as:

Installing a web server

Installing a typical web server environment is very easy with following AMP-packages (Apache, MySQL, PHP).

If you want use XDebug for debuggin, you'll need to tune php settings

Installing an IDE / Editor (and debugging)

Debugging specifics

Installing a version control

SVN (Subversion) will allow you to keep your Joomla! code up to date with the latest changes, to test patches and to participate in bug squashing.

Details on how to work with the JoomlaCode repository are located on the Joomla! Developers site.

Installing a build mechanism

Related

Help is appreciated finding related pages and making these pages less redundant.