Setting up your workstation for Joomla development
From Joomla! Documentation
It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Setting up your workstation for Joomla! development. (Discuss). Proposed since 15 Sep 2013.
This is a trial to better structure all the wiki pages around developing on and with joomla. Such as:
- 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.
Installing a web server
Installing a typical web server environment is very easy with following AMP-packages (Apache, MySQL, PHP).
- XAMPP (Mutliple OS)
- LAMP (Linux)
- WAMP (Windows),. A good choice for for a local server environment for windows is WampServer.
- MAMP (Macintosh / OS X) MAMP by living-e AG may be a good choice.
If you want use XDebug for debuggin, you'll need to tune php settings
Installing an IDE / Editor (and debugging)
- Eclipse IDE
- Komodo Edit
- UltraEdit, Notepad++, ...
- Sublime Text 2 Editor
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.
- Working with git and github/My first pull request - The way of the current Joomla! code base.
- Installing Subverson on Eclipse for Joomla! development - The old way of the Joomla! code base.
- Installing and using Tortoise SVN
- Video tutorial (Nur Aini Rakhmawati) on using JoomlaCode SVN with EasyEclipse (Linux, OS X and Windows).
Installing a build mechanism
- Phing It's possible that Phing can use al ant files (needs confirmation though)
- Setting up your workstation for extension development (build with Phing)
- Extension development using eclipse and phing This article explains one way in which you can set up your workstation for writing Joomla! extensions. It assumes that you are using Eclipse and that you are familiar with using Eclipse for working with Joomla! and Subversion. For more information about the basics of getting started with Eclipse for Joomla! development.
- Installing Joomla locally
- Setting up a testing environment
- Setting up your workstation for PHP development
- Joomla Issue shortcut
Help is appreciated finding related pages and making these pages less redundant.